Wednesday, May 04, 2011

(NHN) Torture Makes a Comeback

http://www.commondreams.org/headline/2011/05/04-7

frustrating the Obama Administration:

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/05/04/administration-bin-laden-waterboarding_n_857529.html

but missing much of the point, of course:

http://www.commondreams.org/view/2011/05/04-11

but what surprises/depresses me the most is the total absence of any mainstream discussion of the problematic nature of this mindlessly utilitarian justification of the means (purportedly effective enhanced interrogation, i.e., torture) by reference to the ends (OBL's death)!

1 comment:

  1. Thought you might be interested in this:
    http://www.kalam.tv/ur/video/73610/index.html

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