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    I would take my friends to watch it as a philosophical experience. We would recoil in horror at the grim reality of death, but in so doing, our own lives would be reaffirmed and we would stop going about our daily business filling the void with drunken tedium, occasional bowling and the odd, rubbish film.

    Needless to say, I think we would all find the whole experience enormously arousing. We would be like flag poles. In fact you could probably hang rapists off the end of them, if the gallows were found to be out of stock.
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    (Original post by ForensicShoe)
    Did you just quote the Simpsons in an argument in support of the Death Penalty? :confused:
    of course the majority of my normal speak is quotes why should my internet speak
    involve quotes too XD
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    (Original post by Jallenbah)
    I agree with the death penalty in some situations, and I don't think it should ever be public, but it really gets on my nerves when someone says "makes us as bad as them" or similar.

    They brought it upon themselves by doing whatever act was serious enough to put them in that position. I wouldn't say public executing a child rapist "makes us as bad as them".
    I know what you mean but i know the perfect way to shut people up like that. Ask if they know the story about Fritzle or whatever his name was (The dude who locked his daughter in the basement for 24 years) and ask if what he did was wrong. When they say yes ask how that is different from when people are put in prison or is that "as bad as them"?

    This being said i do disagree and think some crimes should end in a public execution. Makes it a much more efficent deterrent, and I'm not talking hanging I mean the old Arab thing of death by a thousand cuts. That'd stop the f*ckers. Thats for Paedos by the way.

    Meh:hat:
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    (Original post by kopite493)
    nope cause even the most basic of animals quickly learn to not do something that wil get them hurt
    because murder/general serious crime rates were so much lower in the 1600s?
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    (Original post by flying plum)
    because murder/general serious crime rates were so much lower in the 1600s?
    errhhh no but that was cause there was significantly less chance of being caught

    the whole reason we got rid of it was because of the whole omgz he didnt do it 10 years later thing

    which doesnt really happen any more

    so instead we waste valuable resources giving murderers and other vile poeple shelter food games consoles when not only did they rob their victims of this but there's also people living on the streets who dont get this we basically say 'on the streets commit a crime we'll care for you then'
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    (Original post by kopite493)
    this depends on the crime

    take a rapist/pedo

    i imagine they got a kick out of the humiliation they gave their victims they should be forced to endure some form of humiliation as far as im concerned
    This.

    Its like saying prisoners should have the vote. No they bloody well shouldn't.

    Why should people who ruin society a)have a say in what happens in it and b) any type of privacy if they were to die? Its the last thing they deserve in my opinion.
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    (Original post by kopite493)
    errhhh no but that was cause there was significantly less chance of being caught
    is the murder rate less in the USA than it is in the UK?
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    (Original post by xXxBaby-BooxXx)
    The problem with the death penalty, is that if you get it wrong, you can't just let the person go again and give them some money for the bit of their life that was wasted. That's it. And out legal system is far from perfect - the wrong people get sentenced probably every day.

    And if you were wrongly accused of something and sentenced to death, then you would not want the death penalty in Britain. I don't want the death penalty in Britain. It's not even something I'd want to see/watch.
    Oh hi there, I notice you live in Norwich. So do I.

    Are you my girlfriend now?
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    (Original post by Redreynard)
    in saudia arabia people are beheaded in football grounds. and yes, in england in the past people were hung publicly.
    i'm amazed that you have heard of the human rights act, yet have such a shallow knowledge of history and politics.
    :facepalm2:
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    (Original post by flying plum)
    is the murder rate less in the USA than it is in the UK?
    no but they also have easy ass access to guns :rolleyes:
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    Would be great, we could hang the lower classes and be free of crime forever.
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    (Original post by 419)
    Oh Wow!!! Can't believe anyone would suggest hanging people for entertainment purposes :eek:. Thank God Human Right Act exist to stop such thing happening.
    Sadly the human rights act doesn't stop innocent people being killed in cold blood, but it does give some protections to the perpetrator.
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    (Original post by kopite493)
    no but they also have easy ass access to guns :rolleyes:
    yes, but the point was that the death penalty was an effective deterrent. there is very little statistical evidence to suggest this is actually the case. whether guns exist or not.
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    (Original post by Dynasty)
    Would be great, we could hang the lower classes and be free of crime forever.

    i don't know about that dynasty, they breed fast.
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    (Original post by flying plum)
    yes, but the point was that the death penalty was an effective deterrent. there is very little statistical evidence to suggest this is actually the case. whether guns exist or not.
    i've got evidence. saudia arabia is a poor country with big disparities in wealth. should be a haven of crime. two reasons it is not, firstly it is religious, and secondly, people generally don't feel quite so hard and tough and rogueish once they're missing a hand or a head.
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    (Original post by Redreynard)
    i've got evidence. saudia arabia is a poor country with big disparities in wealth. should be a haven of crime. two reasons it is not, firstly it is religious, and secondly, people generally don't feel quite so hard and tough and rogueish once they're missing a hand or a head.
    I was more comparing the US and the UK, but fair enough point. I know where I'd rather live though, and in which type of culture...
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    (Original post by GwrxVurfer)
    So if you feel justified in humiliating someone this way because they did it first, does this mean that you think the rapist's friends would be justified in forcing you to endure some form of humiliation, seeing as you did it to their friend?
    no by that logic
    we should arrest prison guards for detaining prisoners
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    (Original post by cttp_ngaf)
    Oh hi there, I notice you live in Norwich. So do I.

    Are you my girlfriend now?
    Lots of girls live in Norwich.


    And strange though it may seem to you, no I'm not.
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    Daytime tv shows could run competitions.

    Be an executioner for a day! Just tell us how many members there are of the Cheeky Girls:
    a) 2
    b) 3
    c) Potato

    You could get McDonalds to sponsor them and everyone's last meal is a Happy Meal
 
 
 
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