"I just slapped myself. I'm torturing myself right now. That's torture according to these people."
I've got a better idea. If he wants to really experience what it's like, he should allow himself to be accosted when he least expects it, dragged out of his studio, blindfolded, grappled in a choke hold until he can barely breathe, then smacked across his fat fucking mouth and jaw until he cries like a baby. It's a torture technique mentioned in the May 30, 2005 OLC memo called the "attention grasp."