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Comment 19 by CyrusSpitama :

The idea of torture kind of loses its edge if the person being tortured knows he's just being tortured and is not going to be killed right then and there. The "being put to death part" comes later.

Uhm. No.

Experiencing discomfort and pain does not diminish just because you know it's not going to kill you. If anything, there can be scenarios where that makes it far worse.

Fri, 29 Apr 2011 19:08:51 UTC | #620776