Welcome to European Tribune. It's gone a bit quiet around here these days, but it's still going.
it is clear that the ticking bomb scenario actually never happens.

The question is why should someone use torture to obtain some information that it is better obtaine with surveillance. I always thought that torture was easy and was the way to go for a certain type of insane people (like the present US administration).

I agree with you that the inforamtion is not interesting but the propaganda is really useful. The point of torture is to obtain a confession and make others believe that this confession shows we are making big progress agains terrorists....

So you can torture anybody you wish, just becasue he thinks differently adn then make him confess.. then it doe snot matter what the original reasons were..

Publicity...in a sense Bush is getting publicity.

Great diary.

A pleasure

I therefore claim to show, not how men think in myths, but how myths operate in men's minds without their being aware of the fact. Levi-Strauss, Claude

by kcurie on Fri Dec 9th, 2005 at 02:41:41 PM EST

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