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LiberalsAreStupid
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KhalifV
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Should the USA use fear by torturing criminals as a way of preventing further crimes?

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KhalifV
Voting Style: Open Point System: 7 Point
Started: 7/18/2014 Category: Society
Updated: 3 years ago Status: Post Voting Period
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LiberalsAreStupid

Pro

If the United States were to torture criminals in such a fashion that other criminals wouldn't dare to commit another, thus preventing further crimes, do you think we should use this approach even though its not considered "humane". Using fear as a tool to make society better would make even a person who steals question if he should commit a crime or not for he would be tortured if he did.
KhalifV

Con

I accept.
BoP is on pro to show torture is an effective and viable form of punishment.
By the way you should totes go easy on me because I'm a "stupid" liberal. I also think social democracy is the best:)
Debate Round No. 1
LiberalsAreStupid

Pro

LiberalsAreStupid forfeited this round.
KhalifV

Con

BoP is on pro, but I shall offer a thought.

Article 5.
  • No one shall be subjected to torture or to cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment.
per the UN declaration of human rights.

http://www.un.org...
Debate Round No. 2
LiberalsAreStupid

Pro

LiberalsAreStupid forfeited this round.
KhalifV

Con

Opponent has failed to offer an argument.
Debate Round No. 3
LiberalsAreStupid

Pro

LiberalsAreStupid forfeited this round.
KhalifV

Con

BoP unfulfilled.
Vote con :)
Debate Round No. 4
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