From: "Emlyn" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>Brian Williams wrote:
> The death penalty is the only just punishment for the crime of
> murder. (IMO)
>I forgot to take philosophy. What's does "justice" mean? Why is it
>desirable? I would ask the same of "punishment".
----Justice: 1) the quality of being just; righteousness,
equitableness, or moral rightness.
2) rightfullness or lawfullness
3) justness of ground or reason
4) the quality of being true or correct
7) the administering of deserved punishment or reward
----Punishment: 1) the act of punishing
----Punish: to subject to pain, loss, confinement, or death as a
penalty for some offense or fault.
You may not desire either, I desire both.
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