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Christianity and “Torture” - Part 2

From our last post we saw that while all war should make the Christian grieve, not all war is to be avoided. There are certain cases in the Bible and in history when government must act with force to stop evil, but it should always proceed cautiously and attempt to minimize rather than maximize the suffering caused by war. 1,056 more words

Politcs And Society

The Senate Torture Report: Dick Cheney as America's Torquemada

The recently released Senate Torture Report brings to my mind the “Grand Inquisitor” legend from Dostoevsky’s “The Brothers Karamazov,” perhaps the greatest chapter in all of literature. 327 more words

Definition of torture in United States law: Does it provide legal cover for “enhanced interrogation techniques”?


The overly restrictive US definition of torture set forth by the “torture memos” in the early aftermath of 9/11 has been widely criticized for excluding “enhanced interrogation techniques” (EITs) and thereby creating loopholes for impunity.

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Killing Kids is What ISIS Loves

It is a very scary and horrible day in our world when ISIS are raping, torturing and killing children. It is a scary day that we have people recruiting these insidious vermin in our own country. 446 more words

C-Talk: Personal Opinion

In Defense of Enhanced Interrogation

The liberal media often does a disservice to the nation, but the issue of so-called “torture” is an example of an offense which is entirely beyond the pale. 1,318 more words

National Security

(Video) Andrew Klavan with the revolting truth about the Senate "torture report"

Writer and satirist Andrew Klavan takes a sober, dignified look at the recent report on torture and the CIA’s enhanced interrogation techniques from the Senate Intelligence Committee. 42 more words


Defining Torture?

Merriam-Webster’s online dictionary defines torture as the following:

1.) the act of causing severe physical pain as a form of punishment or as a way to force someone to do or say something… 875 more words

Applied Ethics