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Would you do it?

Some question if torture is always wrong

If you thought that by torturing one person you could get information that would prevent a terrorist attack, which could kill thousands of people, would you do it?" A member of our food co-op asked me that question the other day as we packed grocery bags.

Recent revelations of cruelty practiced by U.S. personnel against Iraqi prisoners have made torture a topic of conversation worldwide. International agreements concerning torture are back in the news.


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