Fri 19 Mar, 2010 11:16 pm - [QUOTE=Rwa001;141280]Morality is a fickle mistress. I think this would come down to what you consider justice. In our society we aim for rehabilitation (even if we do it poorly, and I'm... (view)
Wed 17 Mar, 2010 06:53 pm - [QUOTE=Rwa001;140469]
[SIZE=85]On principal most people tend to agree it's wrong to kill people. You might consider that an argument on principal against the death penalty. [/quote]
Tue 16 Mar, 2010 08:48 pm - I have not read all of the posts in this and other death penalty threads in this forum, but from what I have read, the arguments against the death penalty ultimately come down to practical concerns... (view)
Mon 15 Mar, 2010 05:32 pm - [QUOTE=Rwa001;139813]I do often wish that I could be for the death penalty, but here in the States it just has such a legacy of misuse. From what I've discerned, however, there seems to be no... (view)
Sat 13 Mar, 2010 11:21 pm - The concern about executing an innocent person should be taken very seriously, but it's not an argument against the death penalty in principle, and it doesn't apply to all cases. If the... (view)
Sat 13 Mar, 2010 12:53 pm - [QUOTE=north;138856]on what basis then should the necessary values be based on ?
so education by public schools teaches nothing but brain-washing ?
not the ability to learn and question ?... (view)
Thu 11 Mar, 2010 07:27 pm - Here is part of a story from CNN that helps to focus the issue.
[QUOTE]Photos of the nude and decapitated body of a murdered hiker, sought by a writer on assignment for Hustler magazine, will not... (view)
Sun 7 Mar, 2010 11:40 am - [QUOTE=amist;137187]I was going to respond to you. But then you said this. Let's look at the metaphor in question shall we?
Demanding blood as a metaphor for calling for the death of... (view)
Sun 7 Mar, 2010 08:21 am - [QUOTE=amist;137151]Because is an argument.
I feel that barbaric and medieval are accurate descriptions of a theory of justice based off of 'eye for an eye' and 'getting back'... (view)