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adesh saxena

Consultant ENT Surgeon, Indian Medical Association

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An Eye for an Eye . Do you agree or disagree?

An eye for an eye is based on the philosophy of instilling fear in the heart of people, so that they will think twice before commiting a crime. I have seen this system works so well in some middle eastern countries as far as the crime rate is concerned.
Presenting your another cheek if you are slapped, tries to bring change in heart of an offender ,. An eye for an eye will make the whole world blind is their philosophy.It works well in other parts of the world as far as growth of society is concerned.

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  • Feb 23 2013: er... I would like to think that I would turn the other cheek, however, i have doubts that I would keep my head in the heat of the moment if it involved the safety and wellbeing of my family.
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      Feb 23 2013: Lionel ,What will you do if you are an authority or a country 's Law maker ?

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