Torture and Eucharist

I’ve been asked by a partner in resistance over at Death and the Maiden to write my thoughts on the ethical status of torture. Specifically, I’ve been asked to answer two questions: 1) What is tor...

Marcuse on Obscenity

From Herbert Marcuse, An Essay on Liberation (Boston: Beacon, 1969) pp. 7-8: This [affluent] society is obscene in producing and indecently exposing a stifling abundance of wares while depriving its v...