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Originally posted by ImaginaryReality1984
You missed the point i was making. To quote arostotle "The law is reason free from passion". What you are demonstrating is an emotional response.
Originally posted by seagull
You know the point I was trying to make. In all likelihood it wasn't random at all, but how do you actually know it wasn't? If it was, that kinda takes care of the "justice" doesn't it? Serial killers do target strange victims, though odds are rather against it, but what if?, again kinda takes the "justice" out of the whole thing doesn't it?
Originally posted by ImaginaryReality1984
If you start saying such acts are ok then anarchy will rule, the line will get less and less clear and eventually people will be killed over shop lifting.
Originally posted by DraconianKing They have these sick and twisted fantasies that they know are wrong but feel justified in carrying them out as long as the victim did something bad first.
Originally posted by TheColdDragon
reply to post by ImaginaryReality1984
Actually, I said it is never RIGHT to kill, it cannot be RIGHT and no matter how you justify it, it is NOT right. You may feel you're doing reality or the world a favor, you may feel it's justified and that everyone will side with you in the murder.
You may explain it to yourself as who is going to complain about someone useless and degrading to society breathing their last and no longer corrupting and perverting justice/society....
Hello, Jack the Ripper. Jack the Ripper murdered Prostitutes, many people felt who cares? They're whores, they've wasted their lives and they won't be ruining any other people's marriages or relationships.
It is never right, no matter who you think you are. Even if you are defending yourself, it isn't RIGHT to kill. It can't be right to take a human life.
Being right is different from incidental necessity. I am for people defending themselves, just not deluding themselves into thinking that blood on your hands is fine if it's the blood of your would be murderer/rapist/pedophile because it excuses murder... which is an indelible stain upon the soul.
Paedophiles, Rapists, Hitler and everyone who has ever lived are human beings. Human beings are not to murder and kill. While it happens, and at times society lauds and applauds the murderer with praise and adulation, none of that is right.
No matter the human being, no-one should celebrate the death of a person. It is perverse, it is sick, and it should not be tolerated... but society will tolerate it, they will encourage it because it makes them feel good to determine who the other is, who doesn't belong, who must be relegated to subhuman levels.
Rationalize who isn't deserving of human rights. Rationalize that criminals forfeit those rights. Rationalize that some people don't deserve rights to begin with. Rationalize the murder in your heart.
"That ALL men are created equal, and endowed with inalienable rights by their creator."
And no action by their hands or yours can remove those rights which were born into them as human beings. Nobody has to like it, nobody has to respect it.
But you should damn well realize it's there.
Originally posted by DraconianKing
This kind of vigilante justice should not be tolerated. The person who committed this crime is a murderer plain and simple. I am amazed at the staggering amount of people who constantly look for an excuse to become absolute monsters. They have these sick and twisted fantasies that they know are wrong but feel justified in carrying them out as long as the victim did something bad first.
Once this person gets a taste of blood who is to say they will stop killing? How can that person be sure his victims truly deserve it? A person who streaks in public will be labeled a sex offender if a child was in the proximity. Does he deserve to be murdered? What about the child who sends nude photos to friends, gets caught and then gets called a sex offender himself? Who gets to decide where the line is drawn? The worlds problems cannot be solved by drenching them in blood and hatred.