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Jtube: Entourage II

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Is racial profiling ethical? Is it effective?

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Published: July 31, 2010


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Visitor Comments: 7

(7) Anonymous, November 19, 2010 7:12 PM

how about 9/11

(6) Shalom Gertz, August 6, 2010 2:23 PM

Of course

Of course profiling is ethical. What is the question? Is it unethical to pull aside an individual about to go on a place for ten minutes to search him because he fits the profile of someone who blows up planes? Really we should be asking is it ethical not to. Yes, I understand it may feel uncomfortable for an innocent person who fits a certain profile to get pulled over often, but that is one person. What about the hundreds or thousands that we are trying to save? I will say that any act of security based on profiling must be done with respect and courtesy. Profiling should not equal hate.

(5) yadfd, August 3, 2010 11:35 PM

i really like this movie.

(4) norm t, August 3, 2010 11:16 PM

political correctness

they should have taken the nice arab man along. even if he had a bomb because it is what naive stupid politically correct American's do.

(3) DJL, August 3, 2010 1:55 PM

Personal Responsibility

Racial profiling is a result of our personal responsibility to one another. In some ways it is not fair, in some ways it is very fair. When a part of our society behaves in a certain way it reflects on all of us (positively or negatively). In the IDF there used to be a rule that red-cross and medical services could pass through check points unchecked. Than terrorists used ambulances to smuggle bombs over the borders. Now all ambulances are checked. This is a classic example where the cynical abuse of the few effects the many. But the many were not strong enough to stop the behavior of these few, so in many ways it is fair. When a certain group of people do something as horrific as September 11 it casts a huge cloud over all their community.

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