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Can hostage-taking ever be considered justifiable?

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Can hostage-taking ever be considered justifiable?

Postby TalkingPoint » Sat Nov 13, 2004 2:38 pm

Can hostage-taking ever be considered justifiable?

hostage: a person seized and held as security for the fulfilment of a condition
justifiable: excusable; for a good reason
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Postby Guest » Tue May 10, 2005 5:16 am

NO! :evil:
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Postby Shazzam » Tue Jun 28, 2005 6:05 am

NO!!! :twisted: :evil:
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Postby Danyet » Tue Jun 28, 2005 6:32 am

Sorry but the correct answer is "yes." If you think long enough on the possible scenerios you will each find one where even you would do it.
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Postby Shazzam » Tue Jun 28, 2005 8:38 am

danyet wrote:Sorry but the correct answer is "yes." If you think long enough on the possible scenerios you will each find one where even you would do it.


Speak for yourself no situation or circumstance would convince me to take another person hostage!! :twisted:
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Postby Danyet » Tue Jun 28, 2005 4:51 pm

The question is quite broad. I mean really, you can't think of one situation where it would be justifiable to you?
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Postby Shazzam » Wed Jun 29, 2005 12:28 pm

danyet wrote:The question is quite broad. I mean really, you can't think of one situation where it would be justifiable to you?


No I can't. What situation would you find it justifiable?
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Postby MissLT » Sat Jul 02, 2005 2:09 am

shazzam1452 wrote:
danyet wrote:The question is quite broad. I mean really, you can't think of one situation where it would be justifiable to you?


No I can't. What situation would you find it justifiable?

Good one. :wink:
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Postby Danyet » Sat Jul 02, 2005 3:57 am

Very simple. Lets say you live in a lawless land and two brothers had come to your house one night and stolen your little sister while she slept. Your tracked them down and managed to capture one brother.

Are you saying that you would not hold that brother hostage and use him as a bargaining chip in exchange for your sister?
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