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ajs261's Avatar Jump to comment 9 by ajs261

I agree with baltimore jack - it is also worth noting that "collateral damage" may often consist of torture itself. Whatever side of the argument you land on in such cases, torture and suffering is likely to happen. Sometimes a balancing of morality and suffering (no matter how unpleasant) is necessary. To deny that and take an absolutist position is completely impractical in any world. Sam Harris hits the nail on the head.

Fri, 29 Apr 2011 18:24:56 UTC | #620746