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Originally posted by munkey66
Originally posted by ReeVeeR
reply to post by munkey66
I'm not having a bash at them. The thing that disgusts me is that these punishments are given for stupid things... like looking at a man the wrong way, the woman gets beaten to within an inch of her life, for pinching fruit he got his hands and feet cut off, and the woman who left the house without a man to accompany her was nearly stoned to death.
It is just barbaric.
What makes this world so diverse is not only the people but the different cultures and the way they live.
You may find it offensive to cut off a hand, those who you judge may take greater offence at you eating a pork chop.
To disrespect our parents by putting them in nursing homes may be far more offensive than stoning an adulteress.
different cultures have different values and it is the judgement of those values which has had a war going for the last 8 years
Originally posted by Krzyzmo
One of the many tortures in use today by our government is repeated waterboarding, vaccines that slow skill, & chemicals in our water to wash down the genitically modified food we eat.
Originally posted by Asktheanimals
These muslim punishments pale compared to what the CIA does to "suspected" terrorists.
We have lost any high moral ground we may have once claimed in America.
Originally posted by brutalsun
So do we want to focus on the punishment that we pass down upon breakers of the law, laws that are meant to protect us? Why are we fixated on the welfare of prisoners instead of the heinous acts that they themselves committed? Rape and murder of children, rape and murder of adults, genocide, shall I continue? We lose track of that which is truly most important and that is the victim because they above all deserve justice, they above all deserved mercy... mercy that was not granted in the hands of their executioner.
[edit on 12-7-2010 by brutalsun]
Originally posted by TokiTheDestroyer
Aww, they left out my personal favorite, the Angel of Death.
Thats where they make two long incisions along the middle of your back, and then pull your lungs out so they look like a set of wings.
obama is allowing the asasination of americans under national security
its one thing to go asulting people of another country but your own?
no person is free while pre-emtive war is aloud
quick they may hurt us kill them first
freedom from persucution is a human right
i dont agree with the punishment any country hands out unless its by a jury of their peers
but if its lets level their country because they cut off hands or WMDs like iraq then your being manipulated into war on a difference of delivery of justice
does the american justice system work well for all?
or just the rich and corrupt?
Originally posted by porschedrifter
Honestly, I kind of always appreciated their "eye for an eye" practices.
It just somehow makes sense.
Like that guy stalking the girl and poured acid all over her? So they blinded him with acid. That works for me.
Originally posted by felonius
How are you equating conscious amputation without anesthetic to a kill shot from a rifle?
Are you for real?