Is Torture Always Wrong?

“Suppose a terrorist has hidden an atomic bomb on Manhattan Island which will detonate at noon on July 4,” wrote philosopher Michael Levin. “Suppose further that he is caught at … Read more

Monsters And Ordinary Men

‘You don’t look at their face, even when you put prods in their mouth,” a Chilean torturer said in 1984. “You keep their eyes covered. The secret is not to … Read more

The Face of Torture

*Part of a series published in the Ottawa Citizen, February, 2004* The other patrons of the little restaurant on a side street in Cairo may have thought the young man … Read more

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