折磨的逻辑

亚当•高盛和相较于写作《华盛顿邮报》”新的民意调查显示,大多数美国人认为酷刑9/11袭击后是合理的":

A majority of Americans think that the harsh interrogation techniques used on terrorism suspects after the Sept11, 2001, attacks were justified, even as about half of the public says the treatment amounted to torture, according to a new Washington Post-ABC News poll.

By a margin of almost 2 to 1 — 59 percent to 31 percent — those interviewed said that they support the CIA’s brutal methods, with the vast majority of supporters saying that they produced valuable intelligence.

In general, 58 percent say the torture of suspected terrorists can be justified “often” or “sometimes.”

我发现这令人失望,但不是一点惊讶。这幅漫画的珍索伦森解释了美国的虚伪本质支持酷刑有很多美国人认为美国作为西方世界的主要国家的角色,使我们做事绝不会容忍如果由他人完成我希望是看到美国以身作则——是去年国家折磨囚犯。

上周参议院的报告第一次发布时,福克斯新闻的主持人,安德里亚·Tantaros实况转播的反应,发现许多滑稽可笑吗:

“The United States of America is awesome, we are awesome,” she said“We’ve closed the book on it, and we’ve stopped doing it. And the reason they want to have this discussion is not to show how awesome we areThis administration wants to have this discussion to show us how we’re not awesome.”

“They apologized for this country, they don’t like this country, they want us to look badAnd all this does is have our enemies laughing at us, that we are having this debate again,” Tantaros continued.

我不觉得有什么好笑的我认为Tantaros完美解释了为什么如此多的美国人认为他们支持酷刑:如果你开始假设美国在道德上是良好的,那么无论我们政府一定是道德上正当的吗就是这样想的唉,这是倒退我们的道德是基于我们的行动,而不是相反。

一方:己所不欲做给你们。另一方面:己之前对你做的。只有一个的心态是“好”。