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  •  Violence begets violence. A state which (3+ / 0-)
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    allows violence in so many cases begets a violent society. It's not so much about what execution does to the criminal, but what the violence of it does to our society.

    "The object of persecution is persecution. The object of torture is torture. The object of power is power. Now do you begin to understand me?" ~Orwell, "1984"

    by Lily O Lady on Sun Jan 06, 2013 at 10:02:21 PM PST

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