Re: [FoundOnTheWeb] On Caning and Other Forms of Punishment.

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From: Antoun Nabhan (
Date: Thu May 11 2000 - 02:41:35 PDT

A lot of this is just cribbed from Michele's Foucault "Discipline and
Punish." Foucault went further and argued that the death penalty was better
than incarceration because the former killed the body while the latter
killed the spirit, the real person.

The rest of it seems like it was cribbed from various Internet fetish
sites. :-/

As for your job candidate - I'd rather be fatigued and glazed in California
than alert and annoyed (and currently, rained-on) in Boston...

Research Triangle, Here I Come!

At 09:31 PM 5/10/00 -0700, wrote:
>This is old bits, but I've always been fascinated by caning...
>Don't talk to me about cruel and unusual punishment, I work for a startup!
>Remind me to tell you the one about the job candidate we flew from
>Boston to the West Coast, only to keep him up for the first 24 hours he
>was in town, depriving him of sleep and food until his eyes glazed over...
> > Of Caning and other forms of Punishment
> > Arabella Cotto. March 6, 1998

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