Crime and Punishment

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  • Crime and Punishment
    • Causes of crime
      • Greed
      • Hatred
      • Poverty
      • Upbringing
      • Opposing an unjust law
      • Mental Illness
      • Addiction
    • Aims of punishment
      • Detterrence
        • Stop criminals and other from committing crimes
      • Rehabilitation
        • Reform crimnals
      • Reperations
        • Make them pay
      • Retribution
        • Taking revenge
      • Protection
        • Protect society and criminal
    • Religious beliefs about treatment of criminals
      • Buddhism
        • Reform criminals - torture will not solve root of problem
          • Causes more suffering for everyone
        • Should always show Karuna
          • Should not take revenge
        • "We should not seek revenge on those who commit crimes against us "
      • Christianity
        • Most believe criminals should be helped so they do not reoffend
        • Treat prisoners with compassion - balance compassion and punsihment
        • Condemn hate crimes and murder
          • "Love thy neighbour"
        • Focus on rehabilitation
        • Some agree with corporal punishment
          • Physical punishment banned in 2003
    • Death Penalty
      • Christianity
        • Pro
          • Criminals deserve to be punished
            • "An eye for an eye"
          • Murder takes away the right to life
            • "He who sheds human blood, by humans shall his blood be shed"
        • Anti
          • All life is sacred
            • Made by God
          • Does not help criminals reform
          • Jesus always taught us to love everyone
          • "Do not kill"
      • Buddhism
        • Do not harm
          • Ahimsa
        • Not following Karuna
          • Not helping rehabilitate prisoners to become valuable members of society
    • Forgiveness
      • Christianity
        • Everyone should be forgiven
          • easier when they show remorse or apologise
        • There is no max to forgiving someone
          • follow God's nature of being all-loving
          • "Seventy - seven times"
        • "Forgive them for they do not know what they are doing"
      • Buddhism
        • Should always show compassion
          • Helps them reform
          • Doesn't mean they should not be punished
        • "For those who wrap themselves in it, hate is not quenched"
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