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XIong Caroline

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When capital punishment can be viewed as a valid punishment for crime?

At present,there are increasingly terrorist activities.Do you think the capital punishment is needed? And what kinds of criminals should be executed capital punishment?

Topics: crime

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  • Apr 23 2013: ZX: If I understand you correctly, you are expressing the ancient idea of repayment, or balancing out of atrocities called "an eye for and eye, and a tooth for a tooth." . This idea generally faded out of fashion thousands of years ago. Why revive it now? If carried out,does it really make victims feel better, or what? i think most victims would prefer to see their attacker spend time in jail. I agree with you that C. P. does not actually deter crime. But I don't see "Slave Labor" as a feature of a civilized country either.
    • May 3 2013: Actually, in most civilized societies, slave labor was prevalent in some form, as was capital punishment, until only recent history. In some societies, slaves were considered a valued position. That being said, slavery, like capital punishment, has only gone out of fashion in recent history.

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