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A New Definition of Torture

Some folks claim that a desire for privacy is an admission of guilt.

Some folks

Claim that a desire for privacy

Is an admission of guilt

And that the innocent

Should have nothing to hide

Unless you’re in government

Where secrets have undergone

A miraculous transformation

From signs of suspicion

To things of beauty

And having to answer

The least little question

About their wholesomeness

Is regarded as torture

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