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From Batman Begins to Tom Clancy, How to Justify Torture shows how contemporary culture creates simplified narratives about good guy torturers and bad guy victims, how dangerous this is politically, and what we can do to challenge it.

If there was a bomb hidden somewhere in a major city, and you had the person responsible in your custody, would you torture them to get the i
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Paperback, 160 pages
Published September 10th 2019 by Repeater
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Mohammed Alattabi
Nov 02, 2020 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
يتناول كتاب "كيف يُبرّر التعذيب؟: في عمق سيناريو القنبلة الموقوتة" - والذي أصدرناه في منشورات تكوين ضمن سلسلة تساؤلات هذا العام - هشاشة حجج المنادين بالتعذيب من زاوية "سيناريو القنبلة الموقوتة".

ينقسم الكتاب ل ثلاثة محاور أساسية: ١.كيف يتم جعل التعذيب أداة تحقيق.
٢. تصوير التعذيب بأنه أقل الشرور بل تحويله لسلوك فاضل أثناء الأزمات.
٣. إظهار التعذيب كوسيلة لتعزير الحالة الأبوية للسلطة.

حيث شهد الصعود الحالي لليمين العالمي - وفي ظلّ قيم العالم الغربي الرأسمالي - عودة المدافعين عن التعذيب إلى واجهة الت
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Anna Din
Apr 08, 2020 rated it it was ok
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This book, by synopsis and title, had the potential to be really great. It was a bit too redundant in its argument for me though.
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