This is discussion archived from a time before the current discussion method was installed.
: Deleted the following. Didn't think we needed the flame bait, and it's off topic anyway.
- The death penalty is an anomaly in the 21st century. There is or should be no debate - in a civilised world, it ought not to exist. Vengeance is wrong, and capital punishment deters no one.
- Not only that but it costs more to give a criminal a "humane" death over keeping them in prison for life. That's where your tax money going, my fellow Americans.
- The world isn't civilised.
: Should villainous examples go here too? I'm thinking Gangs of New York
("Let him be a curiosity! The man spared by the Butcher!") and Farscape
("I condemn you, John Crichton...to live! That your thirst for unfilled revenge...will CONSUME YOU!").