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Unformatted text preview: many criminals do not serve their entire sentence. Once criminals serve time, they leave prison more ruthless and use their time in prison to build their ego. Thus, flogging would prove more effective on criminals than prison and inexpensive. Therefore, we should learn from the Puritans, due to the severity of our crimes today than their crimes. Even though some people object to the idea of flogging, it provides itself as safer than what could happen to someone in prison. In essence, possibly the Puritans were years ahead of us and we ought to borrow a few of their philosophies on punishment....
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- Spring '08