“The reasonable man adapts himself to the world: the unreasonable one persists to adapt the world to himself.
Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man.” ― George Bernard Shaw, Man and Superman
Redress, you're in luck!
I'm bored. So, here's what we can do. I'll present an article (a blog) that illustrates how torture for verifiable information does, in fact, work. It's (presumably) a real world, true, example of such.
Are you ready?
The Unreligious Right: Torture Works AgainAs in previous cases, torture was used to obtain a PIN number, a type of specific, verifiable information. Unlike some people who claim to be experts on interrogation, criminals are well-aware that torture can be a viable tool for getting accurate information from a reluctant prisoner. Like all interrogation methods, success or failure depends on the who is asking the questions, the subject, the information in question, and various other factors that may differ in each case.
Ok, did that change your mind?
This is exactly what I claimed would happen, though I didn't foresee the slew of personal attacks. Dude, I'm atheist and a PhD candidate. Where does this "accept things on faith" and other BS you're throwing come from?
Can someone debate without your turning them into a strawman by putting words in their mouth and calling them an idiot? What base and deplorable tactics. And you're a mod?