What in the world is wrong with people?

Discussion in '2008 Archive' started by Ps104_33, Apr 18, 2007.

  1. Ps104_33

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    when they find the perps, they should burn them with acid. And of course, sell all their possessions to pay for this poor victim's medical bills.
     
  4. amity

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    Right. An eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth, that's the way to do it.

    (NOT!)
     
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    I guess you would just slapp the perp on the wrist, and say, "now, now, don't do it again"

    I'm with Rbell... punish the perp.

    You never worked for mental health authorities in VA did you?
     
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    FOLLOWUP: 2 16 year-olds charged.

    If someone would burn a 2 year-old kid with acid to the point of 3rd degree burns and skin grafts...I'm not sure writing 100 times on the chalkboard,

    "I will not scar another 2 year-old for life ever again"

    would be enough.

    This punishment should hurt them.

    One good slide down their acidic creation in a pair of shorts should teach them a lesson. And if that doesn't work, the restitution for all expenses should.

    I fail to see a problem if a judge were to give that sentence, should the boys be guilty.
     
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    When caught, the perp should be prosecuted under the laws of the land. A good prosecutor should be able to find an appropriate charges, and a jury would act properly.
     
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    I'm sure some liberal lawyer will be more than willing to offer his services for free, and some liberal psychologists and psychiatrists come up as "expert" witnesses testifying to the fact that the perpetrator was sick in his mind, resulting from sexual and physical abuse as a child, inability to fit in to society, etc., etc., etc., and the liberal part of the jury will be shedding tears for the perp instead of the victim, and the perp will be assigned to a mental institution to be fed, pampered, clothed, and in due time, having been certified "cured", released back into society.

    And if he happened to be someone with "color", why, Al Sharpton and the "Reverend" Jessee Jackson will be right there beside him, with all their media fans, supporting him all the way, and at the moment of his conviction, why, they'll be calling such a conviction a "victory" for all people of color, especially the blacks.
     
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    What do you find objectionable about that? Or do you think the boy should offer his tummy and back for them to burn, too? ["turn the other cheek]?
     
  10. amity

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    I am a little surprised myself that no one got the reference! We are reading our Bibles, I am sure ....

    Matthew 5:38 Ye have heard that it hath been said, An eye for an eye, and a tooth for a tooth: 39 But I say unto you, That ye resist not evil: but whosoever shall smite thee on thy right cheek, turn to him the other also. ​

    To me it just means we could be a little less vengeful. Does this ring a bell?

    Romans 12:19 Dearly beloved, avenge not yourselves, but rather give place unto wrath: for it is written, Vengeance is mine; I will repay, saith the Lord.​
     
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    I understand the rage and I would love to hurt whoever did this also. It is terrible to think of that poor little boy.

    However, reading the story I noticed several things. First off they stole the drain cleaner from the school. I think they are going to find it is a student. Elemetary school so I think we are looking for a boy 10 to 12 years old. Perhaps a former student who lives nearby and had unsupervised free time on his hands during spring break. The story says that they, "recovered fingerprints" from the bottles of drain cleaner. That tells me that whoever did this was not wearing gloves and probably has chemical burns to his hands. Line up the kids at the school and look at their hands and I bet you can figure out who it is. I would concentrate on the older boys and the ones who walk to school.

    Anyway, that gives us a 10-12 year old who probably had no idea what was gonig to happen. He probably thought the acid was going to eat through the slide. When that did not happen he probably thought it was harmless. Then he probably stuck his finger in it and burned himself. Then he ran home to wash it off. I don't beleive he intended to hurt anyone, especially a 2 year old boy.

    I know there are a lot of ifs in that, but if I am right what do you want to do then. Do you guys still want to string up the 12 year old and burn him with acid? Does he need to be punished, of course. But what is the appropriate punishment assuming 1) the perp is a juvenial and 2) he did not intend to hurt anyone.

    Of course if we find the perp is a sick old man who gets off on hurting children then I won't object if we go ahead and kill him. Personally I am not in favor of torture, just a quick death so he won't bother anyone else.
     
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    This atrocious crime was committed by a madman on an unknown to him primary grade boy in North Queensland some years ago. The lunatic walked upto the kids in the playground and doused the lad with acid or petrol etc. The ground monitor was not in view. I cannot recall the details but it was horrific.

    The lad survived and underwent years of grafting etc etc. The lunatic was captured and has been committed to a long term facility for the criminally insane.

    The madman should be locked away and forgotten....have no 15 minutes of fame etc....forgotten....like the madman of Port Arthur notoriety
     
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    Amen, It seems to me that we may be getting in the flesh a little here, We sometimes forget what Christ has already done for us, If He can forgive us we also must fogive, No matter how bad the crime it is not ours to judge, That job belonges to God and to Him alone.
     
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    So let people go if they commit crimes. Right.

    You can live in that country...I like it here.

    Let's ignore Romans 13:1-5...

    you've seriously mis-interpreted my intent. I'm not rounding up a posse. But I would support a judge handing down the kind of sentence I mentioned. God has ordained the authorities to administer justice.
     
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    If he is not taken out of society soon, or does not commit suicide first this lunatic will strike again. Right now he or she is just socially in hiding, probably even among the local population still, basking in the attention this receives.
     
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    I think you missed some key words in these verses, so I highlighted them.

    Now, is justice "vengeance"?
     
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    Burning the perpetrators with acid would definitely be vengeance, yes. An eye for an eye, and a tooth for a tooth. Do we take what Christ said seriously? that is the question.
     
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    how horrible, there are some sick people out there.
     
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    [sarcasm] Why no, of course no one takes Christ seriously here. [/sarcasm]

    You still haven't dealt with Romans 13:1-5, a very pertinent passage regarding meting out justice through the authorities.
     

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