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1. What are the main arguments AGAINST capital punishment?

  • Retribution is uncivilised, innocent people could be convicted and all life is sacred.
  • It kills people.
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2. Define 'nirvair'

  • Be without hatred
  • Defend those who has been discriminated and prejudiced against.

3. What are the main arguments FOR capital punishment?

  • 'An eye for an eye, a life for a life', it's a deterrent and to protect society from the dangerous.
  • Some people just need to be killed and we need to do something about overpopulation.
  • Criminals are bad.

4. Which religion is this quote from: 'If someone hits you, go home after kissing his feet'

  • Sikhism
  • Chrisitanity
  • Buddhism

5. Why do crimes threaten sanctity of life?

  • They destroy what God has made.
  • They don't threaten sanctity of life - it is a separate subject

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