The tell-tale heart

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The tell-tale heart

The tell-tale heart

He had never wronged me. He had never given me insult. For his gold I had no desire. I think it was his eye! yes, it was this! He had the eye of a vulture – a pale blue eye, with a film over it. Whenever it fell upon me, my blood ran cold; and so by degrees – very gradually – I made up my mind to take the life of the old man, and thus rid myself of the eye forever.

In The Haunting of Daniel Pipes by Poe’s “Tell-Tale Heart” we find…

Pipes and his ilk are horrified that Palestinian victims have refused to die off or forget the al Nakba crimes committed against their families while at the same time the global community is beginning to support the Palestinians right to return.

… is it not apt as well to say that…

Prayuth and his ilk are horrified that their Thai victims have refused to die off or forget the torture, murders and disappearances ongoing in South Thailand since 2005; the Coup of 2006; or the Royal Thai Army’s 2010 Bangkok Massacre committed against their families, indeed all the crimes of the Royal Thai Army since 1947, while at the same time the global community is beginning to support the right of the Thai people to put the Royal Thai Army forever behind them.

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