A point to consider if criminals deserve a taste of their own medicine, what is your take on police brutality issues?
You have an interesting point of view Jessica, so many questions come to mind on the subject of retributivism, and so many things have to come into consideration. In most Islamic countries using sharia laws, a type of retributivism has been used for years in form of punishment as well as to deter crime. A person caught stealing, his or her hands would be chopped off in public, it is more likely that people attending such a barbaric act would defer from criminal offences such as stealing because of the consequences it carries. However, as you pointed out, a lot of questions and considerations would still be needed. On the question of morality, what would be your reaction if an ‘eye for an eye’ be passed as legal process to curb