The Common Good
August 2009

Ed Spivey Jr's Latest H'rumphs Video

by Ed Spivey Jr., Matt Hildreth | August 2009

With all the mixed signals we've been getting these days about the use of torture, it's hard to know what to believe.

With all the mixed signals we've been getting these days about the use of torture, it's hard to know what to believe. I've always felt that torture was wrong, and that we shouldn't do it except under extreme circumstances, such as to force producers of the Fox TV show 24 to stop glorifying it. (We could make them watch episdoes of The Partridge Family over and over until they promise that Jack Bauer will use more acceptable interrogation methods, like maybe tickling.) But I'm starting to wonder if I've rushed to judgment ...

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