Tag: justice

Aug 20

Revenge vs. Learning: Which is Stronger?

In Brief — An examination of whether the death penalty is atavistic or useful to society. [Written in May 2017.] Vengeance in the 21st Century — Premeditated murder. It’s often referred to as first degree murder, but generally (excluding military actions) it is deliberately killing another human being. States frequently have their own variations on …

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Jun 04

A Dose of Reality — Part 1

In Brief— An examination of America’s so-called “justice” system instead of the comfortable myths that we live with. [Written in December 2016-January 2017.] Justice Ain’t Just— Hippity-hop, the Easter Bunny scurries about hiding eggs. A tiny fairy hides a shiny dime under the pillow in exchange for a tooth. A bearded fat man clad in …

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Jan 12

Free Will Revisited

With this piece, the DeBaytable blog will start with a brief synopsis of the longer discussion that follows. Henceforth, each piece will be preceded by such a synopsis. This will afford the reader the opportunity to read just the synopsis to determine if the longer blog piece is of interest. This change will not in …

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