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To behead, or not to behead

Thomas Xavier

DOI: 10.20529/IJME.2007.016


Abstract

The ethics of capital punishment is one topic that rears its head every time someone has been served the sentence. What follows then is a familiar debate flanked by rigid righteousness on one side and cloudy compassion on the other. Needless to mention neither side feels the real pressure of the outcome, because at best they see this subject from the comfort of a soapbox.

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