quiz6 - Treatment or Punishment declared, "no...

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Armando Gomez-Farias M. Ramirez ENG 1301 19 Oct. 2009 Quiz Questions - 6 1.- Senator Inhofe explains, "More Americans will die. Because of these photos" (Sontag 655). Do you believe the media is putting at a greater risk the lives of American soldier by publicizing these photos? Why? 2.- Sontag predicts, "there will be thousands more snapshots and videos" (Sontag 657). Do you believe this will make our society more aware of the horrors of war and therefore a more peaceful nation? Or will it just continue spreading and infecting American hearts with violence and masochism? 3.-The 1984 Convention Against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading
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Unformatted text preview: Treatment or Punishment declared, "no exceptional circumstances whatsoever, . . . may be invoked as a justification of torture" (Sontag 649). Do you agree with this statement? Is there no justification of torture at all? Even if it means saving thousands of lives? Explain. 4.- Sontag says, "the horror of what is shown in the photographs cannot be separated from the horror that the photographs were taken" (Sontag 650). Do you agree that the fact they took pictures of their actions if worse than the actions themselves? Why?...
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