Yeah, and? You'd like to sink to their level, is that it?laddclan wrote:But again, these are people that are willingly ready to blow themselves up and thousands of innocents in the name of their cause.
The justification you give for torture is that it's used to save lives. First, wouldn't that have been the objective if we'd tortured a North Korean to find out which South Korean village was going to be bombed? How is that different from saving American lives, if we assume you don't know the victims either way?laddclan wrote:It's a new century, and a new style of warfare. Right or wrong, the administration did what it felt it needed to do to protect Americans.
HGervais wrote:The Atlantic's Ross Douthat has an excellent essay up on the subject that I think sums up a lot of what people are feeling.
Dan Mancini wrote:HGervais wrote:The Atlantic's Ross Douthat has an excellent essay up on the subject that I think sums up a lot of what people are feeling.
Great piece. Maybe the best I've read on the subject.
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