Mumbai Terrorist Attacks

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    Anyone still thinks water-boarding is a bad idea?


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    >> Anyone still thinks water-boarding is a bad idea?

    The punishment or the torture is not bad by itself.

    The key lies in who makes the decisions on who to torture. That is where the system fails and fails miserably.


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    I see they shot up the Leopold Cafe too One of my favorite hangouts in Mumbai.

    The problem with waterboarding is you're never 100% sure the person you're sticking under the hose is really guilty of anything.

    Last edited by jayinhongkong; 27-11-2008 at 10:34 AM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by KnowItAll:

    The key lies in who makes the decisions on who to torture. That is where the system fails and fails miserably.
    I guess I have to agree with you there....sadly

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    Quote Originally Posted by climber07:
    Anyone still thinks water-boarding is a bad idea?
    Yes. Me. Very much.

    Maybe we should waterboard you a little - who knows if you aren't the mastermind?

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    Quote Originally Posted by KnowItAll:
    >> Anyone still thinks water-boarding is a bad idea?

    The punishment or the torture is not bad by itself.

    The key lies in who makes the decisions on who to torture. That is where the system fails and fails miserably.
    What now? So waterboarding is ok if KIA decides whom to waterboard and whom not? Lovely. So, thanks to my green dots I'd be safe then I reckon?

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    Quote Originally Posted by er2:
    What now? So waterboarding is ok if KIA decides whom to waterboard and whom not? Lovely. So, thanks to my green dots I'd be safe then I reckon?
    Apart from the obvious humanitarian reasons why torture in any form is unacceptable, it is well proven to be unreliable and thus ineffective in obtaining information as the subject will say anything, including 'confessing' to acts of which he or she has never committed in order to stop the torture.

    The sooner the US starts complying with the Geneva Convention the better...

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    Quote Originally Posted by climber07:
    Anyone still thinks water-boarding is a bad idea?

    yes. violence vs violence brings nothing more

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    Another vote against torture, but mainly my thoughts are for the innocent people in Mumbai.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Mat:
    yes. violence vs violence brings nothing more
    Yeah Right!! That has been the basic premise and principle in India...and see what has that bring to it...replying with non-violence to violence works with ppl who have some sense, sanity..but not with ppl who understand only one language..

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