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    (Original post by englishstudent)
    It was deleted because I reported it - basically don't post inflammatory bile and your posts will remain where you left them.
    :rolleyes: someone didn't like there rep.....


    I did not post "inflammatory bile", I posted a story that happened and stopped muslims terrorist attacks for 50years.
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    In the end it is a matter for US law to decide whether he should be executed or not. Whatever your moral outlook, in the end the rule of law should be obeyed in order to keep society functioning, and if democratically fashioned legislation deems it fit that he should be executed, then so be it. If the US electorate were to vote in a Congress that repeals such a penalty, then again the law should be obeyed.
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    (Original post by Bismarck)
    You make it sound like anyone will really care about the death of a failed low-level terrorist.
    Some in the muslim world will.
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    (Original post by Akhoza)
    He admitted six charges of conspiracy:
    - To commit acts of terrorism
    - To use weapons of mass destruction
    - To destroy aircraft
    - To commit aircraft piracy
    - To murder US employees
    - To destroy property

    Hell yh give the guy the death penalty i would have chucked the ****** in a pit full of lions and happily watched him being eaten. I love the fact that the US still has the death penalty even though its just an injection probably i would love to get front row tickets and watch him die.
    Its people like you the world could really do without.
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    (Original post by Amon.)
    :rolleyes: someone didn't like there rep.....


    I did not post "inflammatory bile", I posted a story that happened and stopped muslims terrorist attacks for 50years.
    No, the rep didn't bother me (it was worth 0). However the fact that you are an idiot does bother me somewhat. But hey, you're just another extremist twunt to laugh at.

    Oh and: "their" is a possessive pronoun (and the word you were looking for) whereas "there" is an adverb.
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    I'm strongly against the death penalty in principle so I say no. Besides it will just make him a martyr.
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    (Original post by Kapster)
    I'm strongly against the death penalty in principle so I say no. Besides it will just make him a martyr.
    But the rule of law will have been stuck to, a far more important principle that is one of the bedrocks of modern society.
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    (Original post by Ferrus)
    But the rule of law will have been stuck to, a far more important principle that is one of the bedrocks of modern society.
    Depends whether the law is good or not.
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    (Original post by xzcplvijg-sadfuvbkeb)
    Depends whether the law is good or not.
    So we can pick and choose laws depending on whether we feel they are "good"?
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    (Original post by Lawz-)
    Some in the muslim world will.
    Those that would don't need another reason to hate the US.
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    (Original post by Bismarck)
    Those that would don't need another reason to hate the US.
    It provides MORE propganda material to help influence the next generation and those who are on the edge.

    There is nothing gained from killing him except to those who support his cause.
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    (Original post by Lawz-)
    There is nothing gained from killing him except to those who support his cause.
    Except that a malefactor has been justly punished according to the code of law in the land in which the crime has been commited, it seems perfectly reasonable to me.
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    yes he should. and he will be.
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    (Original post by xzcplvijg-sadfuvbkeb)
    Its people like you the world could really do without.
    Maybe if one of those who died was member of your family you would've understood.:rolleyes:
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    (Original post by Lawz-)
    It provides MORE propganda material to help influence the next generation and those who are on the edge.

    There is nothing gained from killing him except to those who support his cause.
    They already have much more convincing "evidence" than this.

    What ever happened to doing something for the sake of justice?
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    No. Two wrongs don't make a right, and killing him will solve nothing that life imprisonment wouldn't address. At the end of the day, I honestly don't see what gives any government the right to commit cold-blooded, premeditated murder.

    Of course, if you WANT to provide the US-haters with yet another martyr then yes, this is a marvellous idea. But otherwise, no.
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    (Original post by Bismarck)
    They already have much more convincing "evidence" than this.

    What ever happened to doing something for the sake of justice?
    Define "Justice".
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    (Original post by Ferrus)
    So we can pick and choose laws depending on whether we feel they are "good"?
    In the 1700's, children were hung for stealing, because it was the law at the time. Would you feel that obeying this law would do more for society than changing it?

    Of course we need to pick laws according to whether they are good or not. That's how society advances. What a stupid question. :rolleyes:
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    (Original post by xzcplvijg-sadfuvbkeb)
    Would you condone this, just because it was the law, and was there to be obeyed.
    Yes, it was a method of social control at the time, and it worked. When it was no longer deemed morally acceptable by society, it was democratically repealed. It is facile to talk of laws 300 years ago when people thought in a very different way anyway.

    Choosing to ignore laws because of your "morality" is a dangerous path, many child abusers of various kinds convince themsleves that they are somehow "justified". Without the rule of law, you have anarchy, look to see what happens in any warzone where it breaks down.

    (Original post by xzcplvijg-sadfuvbkeb)
    Of course we need to pick laws according to whether they are good or not. That's how society advances. What a stupid question. :rolleyes:
    No I'm sorry you are the one who is being an idiot. That is what legislative chambers are for. The legislative of the US has deemed that the death penalty is germane for such a crime. In the interests of society and justice it should be follwed regardless of personal morality. That is, after all what judges at least strive to do as much as possible.
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    (Original post by Akhoza)
    Maybe if one of those who died was member of your family you would've understood.:rolleyes:
    Revenge is not a good principle. No doubt I would feel differently if it was a member of my family. But that wouldn't make me right.
 
 
 
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