Death penalty is, in my opinion, the easy way out.

Rather put someone in jail until death occurs. Death penalty is not necessarily associated with suffering, whereas being sentenced for life inflicts heavy psychological and physical pain.

What if someone has been misjudged? This is the perennial conundrum.
As utopic as it sounds, there should be prevention more than anything.

We stupid humans act when it’s too late and dare wonder why the World is not a better place.
It is up to us to make it… And to make it not a “better” place, but the greatest place it can be.
Now you can argue that selfishness gets in the way, that greedy people are everywhere, etc. True.

Even bad is better than nothing, and each day redefines “bad”, until it becomes good, then great…

Topic #268: Do you agree with the death penalty? Is it ever right to kill? And under what circumstances? Is it worth the risks of being wrong? For an interesting and surprising history ready Wikipedia’s entry on Capital Punishment (Only 58 nations actively practice it anymore). … Read More

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