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  • It is akin to giving a bottle of fine calvados to a substitute third grade homeroom teacher, A more despicable act of self-flaggelation cannot be imagined.

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  • Abramovic is Shad es of s&m what with the self flaggelation - like Chris burden used to - all the e durance artists- it's pretty silly when you reAlize how many people actually struggle in real situations As opposed to contrived dramas or tabeau vivants or happenings or performances or situations - hair splitting isn't my forte.

    Boner in the MoMA

  • Looking at the past, what you did wrong, and learning from it are valuable lessons, but, those that still want to do public self-flaggelation is getting sickening.

    I Am A Tired American - Warner_Todd_Huston’s blog - RedState

  • Craig seems to be indenial, whereas Edwards seems intent on self flaggelation until the furor dies down.

    Jane Smiley: Hiding the Scumbag

  • Cringing that ends in self-flaggelation is no good.

    My Brother and My Friend

  • Yes, of course this self-flaggelation comes at the expense of disgraced former Governor Rod

    Hot Air » Top Picks

  • The point about news junkies is not so much about self-flaggelation, I hope.

    newmatilda.com - Comments

  • The media has engaged in a little self-flaggelation for not giving Obama the supposedly traditional 100 days to demonstrate competence and fully shape the agenda.

    Hot Air » Top Picks

  • Self-flaggelation of the American left lives and rules today.

    AMERICAN DIGEST

  • One gets an impression (quite forcibly on occasion) of an over racist country which lacks a genuine reason for its bile unless it be a form of self flaggelation brought on by its own excesses.

    Telegraph.co.uk: news, business, sport, the Daily Telegraph newspaper, Sunday Telegraph

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