[ExI] free-will, determinism, crime and punishment

Vladimir Nesov robotact at mail.ru
Fri Aug 17 17:09:21 UTC 2007

Friday, August 17, 2007, gts wrote:

g> It strikes me that retribution is an archaic concept, inconsistent with
g> modern science. But people are dying because of it. If you ask people why  
g> they support capital punishment, you'll hear lots of arguments about
g> retribution.

Retribution is a particular form of the same framework, it is good
enough association. Rehabilitation itself doesn't act as deterrence, there still
needs to be something that acts in that capacity.

 Vladimir Nesov                            mailto:robotact at mail.ru

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