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Tortured Logic

Summary: In his article "Torture Logic," Charles Levendosky argues that a nation's use of torture to obtain information, no matter how justified it may be, negatively affects the society for whom the torture is used. The Bill of Rights to the Constitution prohibits cruel and unusual punishment. Moreover, by applying torture in the name of safety, our society stands to lose its moral compass.
In his article "Tortured Logic" by Charles Levendosky, concludes that if a nation commits to using torture, "even under the most restricted and controlled circumstances- the sadomasochistic power underlying its use flares outward through the society." Torture should never be used under any circumstances even if the person had done something wrong. Although torture may not be the right way to get information out of someone, it is still cruel to put people through these circumstances.

In the article "Torture Logic", by Charles Levendosky, he was quite convincing that it is a great way to torture someone like terrorists so we can get information out of them, but no one should be put through those types of torture just so we can get information out of them. The article has a good point when they say we should torture terrorists because we would definitely get answers from them...

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