Torture Is Inhumane Treatment Of Human Beings

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Is it ever permissible to torture a person 2 Torture is a topic that everyone has thought about or talked about at some point in their life. Many states have made it illegal to torture another person and have found it to be unconstitutional to treat someone this way. I do not feel that torture should be used on anybody no matter what the crime they committed. No one should be treated with such disrespect and humiliation just so the other person can get what they want. Torture is used to inflict severe pain on someone to get them to do something they don’t want to do. It is inhumane treatment of human beings and is brutal. P1: Torture is used to inflict severe pain to gain information, but is not always effective. P2: Torture is inhumane treatment of human beings. P3: Torture is brutal. Therefore, it is never permissible to torture a person. This argument is inductive because the premises presented are very strong and the reader will be persuaded to agree. Premise one tells you that torture is used to inflict severe pain on someone to gain information, but sometimes the torture can cause more resistance from the detainee and not get the results that we need. Premises two and three help further back up one because if torture is brutal then we know it is inhumane to put another human being through this brutality. Just because you deprive someone of sleep, food, or the bathroom it does not always mean you will get the correct information. Many terrorist are prepared to

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