Torture: The Case Of The Girl In The Closet

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Torture is defined as an act of causing severe physical pain as a form of punishment or as a way to force someone to do or say something. Hence why torture is seen as illiberal in America, it’s not reconcilable with American values. The case of “the Girl in the Closet” is an example of how torture effects an individual physically and mentally. Therefore, within this case, investigators believed that the abusive mother failed to protect her own child as a result she tortured the child. Though victor’s pleasure, terror, punishment, and extracting confessions are seen as illiberal, they are occurring factors to torture. It is completely wrong to abuse and torture a child, however it is not wrong to discipline; there is a difference between abuse
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