Citing the organization's "sharp shift in values and direction," Ken Pope
, prominent member of the American Psychological Association (and a former chair of its Ethics Committee), resigned his membership
on February 6. He's the latest of a growing number of professional psychologists who have quit
APA in protest of its position
on the use of psychologists in government interrogations
in the "War on Terror."
Rorschach and Awe.
"America's coercive interrogation methods were reverse-engineered by two C.I.A. psychologists who had spent their careers training U.S. soldiers to endure Communist-style torture techniques. The spread of these tactics was fueled by a myth about a critical 'black site' operation."
The war continues
over people against the ever-dreaded video game! It's a long article, but definitely worth a read (later on they talk about people giving noiseblasts to other people just to see them squirm, teehee).