Post Number:#61 November 8th, 2009, 5:45 am
Juice wrote: Those of us who believe we came from monkeys and therefore must wait for the evolution of moral aptitude to manifest globally should be glad for any removal of that gene from the natural selection process. (Don't get ahead of yourself and ask if I support killing the killers children, that statement is just a bit of sarcasm, for the edumycation of those with a limited sense of humor).
The humor wasn't lost on me
Addressing the gene pool in our murder topic would broaden our current dilemma only further so I would like to keep it at one directed question towards Juice.
Juice wrote: The objective reasoned deportment of Lex Talens theory is supported by legal and legislative fidelity of retribution and proportionality and the will of the people.
Lets assume we are able to rehabilitate beyond any doubt a person who has committed a crime deserving of capital punishment.
Would you still support Lex Talens as you describe it even if it means that the "will of the people" might not adapt to the new circumstances on which we based our legal and legislative standards?