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    (Original post by maskofsanity)
    He placed a possibly alive pet hamster into a frying pan and cooked it to death. Is that really equal to swatting a fly?
    It's killing a living thing either way though isn't it? What makes slaughtering a cow for food more acceptable than a horse?

    Those calling for savage physical reprisals like permanent crippling or the death penalty are off their heads.


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    (Original post by minifridge)
    I agree he shouldn't have done it but death penalty for frying a hamster? Bit extreme
    If this guy is willing to fry a cute little hamster, who knows what else he might decide to sizzle someday? Your children? People like that shouldn't be walking the streets
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    (Original post by + polarity -)
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    People need to know that killing things 'unnecessarily' isn't good, and I can't think of a better deterrent (or learning tool) than the death penalty.

    It's the circle of life, isn't it? Kill and be killed, that's all
    It isn't necessary to stomp on spiders but some people do it. Guess we should have them all shot (the people, not the spider).


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    (Original post by Ice Constricter)
    If someone killed my pet tarantula would they deserve death?
    Yeah, no-one should be above the law
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    (Original post by + polarity -)
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    People need to know that killing things 'unnecessarily' isn't good, and I can't think of a better deterrent (or learning tool) than the death penalty.

    It's the circle of life, isn't it? Kill and be killed, that's all
    So the best deterrent to prevent killing is to kill?

    Logical...

    Has that worked in the U.S? No.
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    (Original post by Midlander)
    It isn't necessary to stomp on spiders but some people do it. Guess we should have them all shot (the people, not the spider).
    If there's evidence of them stomping on them, then sure
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    (Original post by GarethEvans)
    So the best deterrent to prevent killing is to kill?

    Logical...
    Can you think of a better way to punish murderers and deter would-be murderers in one fell swoop?
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    (Original post by + polarity -)
    If this guy is willing to fry a cute little hamster, who knows what else he might decide to sizzle someday? Your children? People like that shouldn't be walking the streets
    So if he'd killed a hideous rat it would've been fine?


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    (Original post by + polarity -)
    Can you think of a better way to punish murderers and deter would-be murderers in one fell swoop?
    Has it worked in any other country?
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    (Original post by DentalLondon)
    You can not compare a lobster to a hamster........, is like comparing a snail and a horse
    No it isn't.
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    (Original post by + polarity -)
    Can you think of a better way to punish murderers and deter would-be murderers in one fell swoop?
    People still commit murder in countries who have always held execution as the punishment.


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    (Original post by Midlander)
    So if he'd killed a hideous rat it would've been fine?
    Don't put words in my mouth, murder is murder so no it wouldn't have been fine
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    (Original post by + polarity -)
    Don't put words in my mouth, murder is murder so no it wouldn't have been fine
    I swatted a fly last year. Better get that noose ready.


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    (Original post by + polarity -)
    Yeah, no-one should be above the law
    So what punishment would you reserve for people that murder other humans? Unless you now think killing humans and tarantulas are on the same scale.
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    (Original post by Midlander)
    People still commit murder in countries who have always held execution as the punishment.
    But it could be so much worse without this punishment!

    (Original post by GarethEvans)
    Has it worked in any other country?
    I don't know, Japan seems to have a fairly low murder rate
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    (Original post by Ice Constricter)
    So what punishment would you reserve for people that murder other humans? Unless you now think killing humans and tarantulas are on the same scale.
    Death penalty, obviously.
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    (Original post by + polarity -)
    Death penalty, obviously.
    Thing is that the executioner is killing somebody so we'd better execute them too until everybody's been killed. Bloody humans.


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    (Original post by Midlander)
    Thing is that the executioner is killing somebody so we'd better execute them too until everybody's been killed. Bloody humans.
    You could always make a robot do it. An automated guillotine, perhaps.
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    I'd have liked to see him survive if he studied in Leeds


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    (Original post by + polarity -)
    Death penalty, obviously.
    What about an ant? Hell, why stop there, what about bacteria cells? :lol:

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