Suspect In The Movie: Torture The Bombing Suspect

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Torture the Bombing Suspect This is hugely debated topic among many us citizens. There have been many movies and books written about torture that their effects of it. Whether torturing is good or bad is in the eyes of the person doing the torturing and the one who is receiving the torture. As I write this paper, there is a movie that comes to mind by the name of Unthinkable. The movie stars Samuel L. Jackson as one of the main characters, in which he plays a retired military torturer who is brought out of his suburban life back into the field when a suspected bomber has been arrested. The bomber has claimed to have some bombs around the city that are set to go off in a matter of hours, and it is up to him to torture the locations from the suspect (Jordan, 2010). This movie resonated with me for many reasons, but the most being that we live in a world where there are terrorist threats on a daily basis, and that we must sometimes resort to extreme measures to protect and save the lives of humans. But this essay is not about the Hollywood incarnations in their movies. It is about the situation in the scenario and the very real threat that I am quite sure happens. I would like to take my stance on the use of torture as neither being neither for it nor against it. When I think of torture, I think of the good and bad effects of it. Not just…show more content…
We have good reason to believe that person who called is serious about the threat because there has been recent bombing activity in the past couple of weeks. The bombing themselves have been getting bigger with every new bomb, so the fact that the bombers aid that the next one will level about ten square blocks is a realistic threat, even though it is clearly bigger and more powerful than anything before it. Another key note to think about is that the suspected bomber in the previous calls would leave a location as to where the bomb would go off. This last call didn’t mention a

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