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Unformatted text preview: Sullivan’s 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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- Fall '10
- Law, Nonviolence, Direct action, unjust law, nonviolent direct action