Alesia Whitaker Week 3 Assignment

Alesia Whitaker Week 3 Assignment - Running head THE DEATH...

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Running head: THE DEATH 1 The Death Penalty Alesia Whitaker PHI200 August 8, 2011 Jeanne Henry, PhD
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THE DEATH PENALTY 2 The Death Penalty An issue that has frequently produced tension in today's society is whether the death consequence serves as a defensible and valid form of punishment. Every time the word "death penalty" comes up, extremists from both sides start shouting out their arguments. One side says prevention, the other side says there's a probable of effecting a blameless man; one says righteousness, revenge, and penalty; the other side says execution is killing. Criminality is an evident part of society, and everyone is conscious that something must be done about it. Furthermost people know the threat of crime to their lives, but then again the question lies in the approach and action in which it should be dealt with. In some parts of the world, the death penalty has been dispensed to those who have committed a diversity of offenses from the time of antique Babylon to present-day America. The Roman Empire made use of the death penalty generously, as did the Church of the Middle Ages. As history tells us, capital punishment, whose
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This note was uploaded on 08/12/2011 for the course PHI 200 taught by Professor John during the Summer '11 term at Ashford University.

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Alesia Whitaker Week 3 Assignment - Running head THE DEATH...

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