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Unformatted text preview: Sullivans View torture breaks an individual. It takes freedom away. It makes human subhuman. Using specific examples: waterboarding Supporting with history US Constitution is to preserve liberty of human beings .S. law of the state's right to torture--by legally codifying physical coercion, abuse, and even, in Krauthammer's case, full-fledged torture of detainees by the CIA--would effectively end the American experiment of a political society based on inalienable human freedom protected not by the good graces of the executive, but by the rule of law . Bringing in opponents view by mentioning Krauthammer You enslave him. This is why the Romans reserved torture for slaves, not citizens, and why slavery and torture were inextricably linked in the antebellum South. What you see in the relationship between torturer and tortured is the absolute darkness of totalitarianism.totalitarianism....
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