If the ticking timebomb situation is plausible, why do detained terrorists get tortured for months before giving any usable information?

That is when they dont psychologically break to the point they cant differentiate their own lies from the truth. Surely any 24 type situation wouldnt benefit from the use of torture, considering how few instant confessions recorded in real life. No wonder retards like scalia had to refer to fictional characters... show more That is when they dont psychologically break to the point they cant differentiate their own lies from the truth. Surely any 24 type situation wouldnt benefit from the use of torture, considering how few instant confessions recorded in real life. No wonder retards like scalia had to refer to fictional characters like jack bauer to prop up their arguments
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