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Is torture acceptable?

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  • View Poll Results: Is it ever acceptable to torture someone to death as a punishment for theft & murder?


    (Original post by QE2)
    Is torturing someone to death a sign of good moral character?
    Would you respect someone who did it?
    No, the situation if that one person had killed loads of friends and family it can be morally justifiable to torture that person for death otherwise no.

    I believe in retribution for many things. It doesn't work for everything but i can work in some and it's where i like to apply it.

    Torture is fundamentally flawed in that, after a while, people will say anything you want them to if they think it'll stop the pain.

    So not only is it immoral, it's also counter-productive on an idiotic level.
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