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viTRiOLL  ·  3139 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Experiment: What's YOUR most controversial opinion, Hubski?

I would like to think I give better than I get, but if someone harmed my family and put me into a position where I had nothing to lose, there would be serious payback.

BLOB_CASTLE  ·  3139 days ago  ·  link  ·  

And so I assume you're cool with the death penalty then? (I'm not trying to stir up debate, I'm just curious). I'm not sure myself of where I stand on it.

viTRiOLL  ·  3139 days ago  ·  link  ·  

I am fine with it in principle, but there have been enough problems with ensuring they have the right guy, and over application of the penalty to minorities and the lower socio economic classes that I am concerned about how it is being used in our society today.

If the authorities could address those problems and ensure it is being practiced fairly and accurately then I would be very much behind it.

BLOB_CASTLE  ·  3139 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Very good point. I think I agree with that. In principle, it makes a lot of sense. But like many things in life, many things good in principle are executed poorly.