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    PHIL-201 DB#2 Due to recent occurrences in history, the U.S. has found itself in various situations where serious questions have arisen about the way that we treat our prisoners of war. The question has been posed: should we torture someone if it means that we will gain information that will...
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  • Michael Levin's the Case for Torture (Review)
    situation involves a Jumbo Jet in which a bomb has been planted which can be defused ONLY by the bomber which is in police custody. Levin says “Surely we can, we must, do anything to the extortionist to save the passengers” (201). Once again, what exactly is torture going to do in this situation if the...
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  • A Case for Torture
    First published in Newsweek, in 1982, "The Case for Torture," by Michael Levin, state that "torture is not merely permissible but morally mandatory" (201). "Michael Levin argues that torture is a mortal necessity in some situations; that torturing a terrorist is the moral thing to do if it...
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  • Indians of the West: the White Fear
    quest for expansionism, the disparaging treatment of Native American worsened. Cultural bias along with intolerance of the Indian culture permeated white society. No danger loomed as large in the minds of white emigrants as the fear of torture and death at the hands of murderous Indians[3]. To...
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  • Cchr Cases
    of|2 individuals |February 15, 2005 |Brgy Hukay, Galatagan, Batangas |Members of 730th Combat Brigade of the Philippine Air |TFDP | |Torture |Brgy Hukay, Galatagan, Batangas; and...
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  • Please
    Summarize the positions of Luban and of Dershowitz on the use of torture. Who has the better position, and why? Is the question of whether torture or war is “just” the wrong question, and if so, how might gender differences in ethical perspectives offer some guidance? 1) Apply natural law...
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  • Torture
    Chelsea Mariah Stellmach Dr. Eileen Doherty- Sil PSCI 258- Human Rights November 14, 2011 Torture in the US In the Post- 9/11 world, President Bush started to take drastic measures to show his firm stance against terrorism and go to great lengths to ensure national security. In his...
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  • Waterboarding
    Rights. The UDHR states that “No one shall be subjected to torture or to cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment.”1 Since that time, numerous international treaties have been adopted to prevent future use of torture. Two of these are the United Nations Convention Against Torture and the...
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  • Ways of Necessary Violence
    . 180-89. Print.Ed Levin, Michael. "The Case for Torture." Open Questions: Readings for Critical Thinking and Writing. By Chris Anderson and Lex Runciman. Boston: Bedford/St. Martin's, 2005. 201-03. Print.Ed...
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  • Torture And Ethics Paper
     Torture and Ethics Paper University of phoenix Ethics in Justice and Security AJS/532 Matthew O’Deane December 10, 2013 Torture and Ethics The torturing of humans has always been and always will be wrong, immoral...
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  • Torture and Ethics
    Torture and Ethics Bradley Sexton April 13, 2013 University of Phoenix AJS 512 Dr. Miron Gilbert Torture and Ethics The torturing of human life always has been and always will be unethical, immoral, unjust, and wrong. Torturing enemy combatants or high-value targets does violate standards...
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  • Louis Zamperiani
    Japanese. Amidst water torture and POW life Louis’s perseverance stood unmovable. Born in 1917 Louis Zamperini lived in Olean New York for two years, after this the Zamperinis moved to Torrance California where Louis spent his life until drafted by the US Army Air Corps in 1941 (Wikipedia). As a...
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  • International Law
    couple of decades. “There has been question is if the death penalty is in compliance with international law. In 1994, the United States adopted The U.N. Convention Against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (the Torture Convention) ( Dieter).” This convention...
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  • The Witchcraze
    , witchcraft was now seen as an attempt to overthrow state and church. Secondly, since witchcraft was such a monstrous crime it was justified by torture. The Holy Roman Emperor decreed in 1532 that witchcraft could be determined by judicial torture and punishable by death specifically being burned...
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  • Religion
    history. Simpson was acquitted after a lengthy trial that lasted over nine months—the longest jury trial in California history. Sources: L http://www.wagnerandson.com/oj/OJ.htm Lhttp://www.trutv.com/library/crime/notorious_murders/famous/simpson/index_1.html Example #2  Phil and Brynn...
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  • The Strong Will Survice
    - Was a quite guy born in Greencastle Indiana in 1916, and was brought up in a profoundly religious home. He was recessive and sometimes no one would realize he was in the room for a long time. Louie and Phil became close friends because they were in the same bomber crew together. b) Kunichi James...
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  • The Patriot Act
    The PATRIOT Act John Doe POL 201 Professor Smith August 15, 2011 The PATRIOT Act In response to the attacks of September 11, 2001 our country put new laws in place to try to protect US citizen from terrorism. The USA Patriot Act, or the “Uniting and Strengthening America by Providing...
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  • tredone
    TREDONE Reviewer 1. Conquista Spiritual: explain the 3 factors that made it successful -Spaniards brought Christianity to the Phil (1565) - 1. Islam didnt have a widespread influence in the Phil, except in Sulu and Mindanao - 2. colonization in the Philippines wasnt as gory as that of Mexico...
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  • Capital Punishment
    the past, people were executed by crucifixion, boiling in oil, impalement, beheading, burning alive, stoning, and even drowning. The methods used today compared to those of history are not meant for torture but instead for punishment for heinous crimes and to rid the earth of these dangerous people...
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  • 1984 Love
    love that remains in Oceania is the warped love of tortured towards his torturer. This love is displayed by Winston towards O'Brien and remains strong throughout the novel even when O'Brien tortures Winston to near death. The novel leaves us with the knowledge that Winston finally loves Big Brother...
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