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The Death Penalty and Socrates's Execution

Summary: Discusses the unjustness of the death penalty, relating it to the execution of Socrates.
The death penalty is an issue that has been brought up in just about every culture in the world. This form of punishment is completely immoral and should never have been considered as an acceptable practice at any point in time, any place in the world. Socrates is a prime example of why capital punishment isn't right. A brilliant mind was put to death because the state felt threatened. How can we continue to let this ancient practice happen in our own time"

Issuing a death penalty is economically damaging. I don't know anything about Greek economics or their tax system, but today it is the state controlling capital punishment, and the state is being financed by our dollars. The total cost of a death penalty is 38% greater than cost of life without parole sentences 1. Florida spends $51 million extra on death penalties each year. It costs California $90 million...

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