An eye for an eye, a spinal cord for a spinal cord

Discussion in 'Offbeat News' started by Babe_Ruth, Aug 20, 2010.

  1. Babe_Ruth

    Babe_Ruth Sultan of Swat Staff Member V.I.P.

    Saudi judge considers paralysis punishment - Yahoo! News

    Now this is just disturbing if you ask me.

    What are your thoughts, do you believe that's the punishment he deserves?

  2. Doc

    Doc Trust me, I'm The Doctor. V.I.P.

    Well, I'm in favor of equal punishment for crimes.... but not literally. I don't think any person should be subjected to a torture such as this.
  3. Daemonic

    Daemonic Registered Member

    I also think and eye for an eye is appropriate at times but.....

    I believe there should be something learned from any punishment. At minimum the goal of the punishment should be a lesson. I fail to see how anything would be learned....

    Also, the person may have been unstable.

    I would like to see the person receive psychological help and eventually suffer within the prison of their own mind.
  4. anmracing

    anmracing Registered Member

    If they were to actually do that, it would cost more because then he would be living off of the taxpayer to pay for him to get along in life. They should just stone him......

    I wonder what they were fighting about???

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