Re: Re Is the death penalty extropian

Thu, 26 Nov 1998 09:16:14 +0100

Someone wrote:
|"Is the Death Penalty Extropian?"

Someone else <> wrote:
|Absolutely not! Being an initiation of force, it's inconsistent
|with the non-aggression principle. We can certainly find extropian
|means of dealing with violent offenders, means that don't entail
|our becoming murderers ourselves.

Brian D Williams <> wrote:
|The force was initiated by the murderer, so it is not inconsistent.
|As stated previously, by definition the death penalty is not

We should avoid to become like those we oppose. Two wrongs do not make one right.