redbeard at ufl.edu
Fri Dec 5 11:38:26 PST 2008
True, but which is worse? One reflects the actor's true beliefs (since
Ayres presumably was not under any pressure to act other than perhaps
peer pressure), the other may have simply been a part of the job, or an
intellectual exercise (then again, it may be that Yoo really, really
does like torture - I've not had the opportunity to discuss it with him).
On the second point, I concur.
Steven Jamar wrote:
> There is a distnction between advocating the official government
> position be it is ok to torture from within the justice department and
> committing illegal acts as an outsider.
> Nonetheless, I'm hopeful that the city council will not pass such a
> foolish resolution trampling as it would both on free speech and
> academic freedom.
> Sent from Steve Jamar's iPhone
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