capital punishment

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How criminals should be punished? Before any test in class, some students who are not well prepared for the test usually think about cheating in class. But when they know that the punishment for being caught will not be just a zero on the test as usual but an F for the class, they will think about it ten times before they do it. So, I believe that all sentencing is based on the principle …

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…murders. An important analogy must be drawn. Society as a whole must be considered as though it were a single individual. I believe that capital punishment should be the penalty for murder, not because I believe that society wishes to take the life of a murderer, but rather because society does not wish to lose its own life. Capital punishment is therefore seen as a legitimate form of self-defense that society has at its disposal.