Re: Is the death penalty extropian?

Brian D Williams (
Wed, 25 Nov 1998 08:01:50 -0800 (PST)

From: "maxm" <>

>The victim is death and does not care ;-)

This is the part I protest against, everyone keeps writing off the victim, "Oh well, a potential immortal was murdered, nothing we can do...." Then people go to great lengths to argue why we should save the murderer.

>>I postulate that the death penalty is the only just solution for
>>the unlawful and malicious nonrecoverable termination of a fellow
>>human being.

>I don't see how you can call it a solution. What problem does it

Bad choice of word, replace "solution" with "punishment."

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