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04-22-2013, 04:38 PM
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Originally Posted by bp13 View Post
Oh I see what you're saying, but I think you misunderstood my point or I didn't make it as clearly as I hoped. I don't want him to face the death penalty because I think it's worse than living in a cell, I just don't want to pay for him to live unless it's guaranteed that his every waking moment is filled with physical and mental anguish. So, we have two options:

1) Pay to keep him alive and hope that solitary confinement leads to that miserable existence (which isn't a guarantee)

2) Kill him and be done with it

I would vote for whichever costs the taxpayers less.
OK, I get you.

I'm pro death penalty in many cases (this is a pretty good one) but sometimes I just feel like pro death people assume it's an immediate trip to hell. My point was for all we know everyone gets to go to "heaven" or your soul gets to float around in the galaxy remembering the good times in your life like your sixth birthday party or the first time having sex or if you're a sociopath, destroying hundreds of people's lives in one blast. That would not be a fitting punishment IMHO.

Maybe this is too existential for here, but just a thought.

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