May 21, 2005

Occupation is Liberation - A "Rosetta Stone" For Our Times

Understanding what has happened to the meaning of words since 9/11 is not an easy undertaking. We all know that words we have understood all our lives have come to take on new meanings in this Bush-made Orwellian world we live in. In this excellent piece, an American ex-pat living in Halifax, Nova Scotia, asks us to think about how the meanings of words like "freedom," "justice," "democracy," "God," "torture," "liberation," "truth," and "equality" have been transformed.


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