This is not the thread to debate whether or not capital punishment is moral or immoral, right or wrong or whether or not the state should have such power but rather whether or not this form of capital punishement is legitimate, moral, etc. Debate topic: the death penalty, is it right to punish a criminal by death or not paranoid android will be debating that it is not right to use the death penalty as a form of punishment while et's daddy will be debating that it is right to use the death penalty as a form of punishment. Start studying ethics 1 learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools search there is no objective right or wrong rather, morality is relative to societies eg female circumcision in africa eg capital punishment is wrong because it is wrong to directly take a human life.
Among all penalties, capital punishment is considered to be the most severe and cruelest one which takes away criminal’s most valuable right in the world, that is, right to live it is a heated debate for centuries whether capital punishment should be completely abolished world widely. Meanwhile, 50 percent believe the death penalty is applied “fairly,” and 67 percent say it is imposed either “the right amount” or “not often enough” gallup asks about capital. Background and context capital punishment is the execution of a person by the state as punishment for a crime the word capital comes from the latin word capitalis, which means regarding the head at one point and time capital crimes where punished by severing the head. The death penalty is morally wrong for a number of reasons one, many innocent people get executed a year 144 people have been exonerated which means proven innocent but most likely more people are also innocent.
So when the death penalty was stopped, in 1965, an additional 10,000 people were killed each year we had been executing about 50 killers per year, but we stopped obeying god and stopped executing killers, and the result was 10,000 additional innocent people being killed each year. Overview whether the death penalty is right or wrong has been hotly debated for many decades and will probably continue to be debated for many more. Ethical relativism is the theory that holds that morality is relative to the norms of one's culture that is, whether an action is right or wrong depends on the moral norms of the society in which it is practiced.
For severe crimes, the punishment too is severe, one of the forms being capital punishment or the death sentence whether it is right or wrong remains a big question mark families of victims of murders, rape etc are absolutely devastated by the crimes and demand justice. Having no death penalty, will also guarantee that no one is killed for crimes they did not commit studies show that 4% of all death row inmates are innocent whether it's 1% or 001%, there will always be some people killed who are innocent because you can't have a perfect system. Is the death penalty right or wrong should it be completely humane, or should it still be classed as a punishment with pain the electric chair is barbaric in my opinion, it's like cooking someone inside out, your just going as socially 'low' as the convicted killer.
In deciding whether an action is right or wrong, or desirable or undesirable, a person should evaluate the action in terms of what would happen if everybody else in the same situation, or category, acted the same way. I don't know about other people, but the death penalty is not something i think about too often, unless it's brought up in a class discussion or something of that nature naturally, while watching an episode with a roommate, the topic of whether the death penalty is right or wrong came up. There is still a big argument over whether the death penalty is justice or revenge, whether it’s morally right or wrong, and the argument will remain until another large case comes up regarding capital punishment.
Kryso will be debating that the death penalty is right dukeofnoodleness will be debating the death penalty is wrong the debate will consist of an introduction , 5 bodily posts showing countering of the opponent, good style, persuasive arguments and information relevant to the topic, and a conclusion. The death penalty question is up to your own sense of morality and ethicsto thoroughly research the death penalty legalities go to us justice departmentgovto answer you real question,right or wrong,it is legal in all 50 states. Hi hltv users death penalty is used in various countries such as algeria botswana burkina faso comoros congo equatorial guinea egypt liberia kenya mali somalia most of these, if not all on the list. The death penalty has been an issue that has continually caused tension in today’s society the main discussion over this is whether or not the death penalty serves as a valid and justified form of punishment.
Arguments against capital punishment right to live it is wrong to impose capital punishment on those who have at best a marginal capacity for deliberation and for moral agency. Forums us discussion religion and ethics capital punishment - right or wrong discussion in ' religion and ethics ' started by the illusion , aug 1, 2009. I proposed 2 reasons why there is no right or wrong if you didn't want to debate than you shouldn't have accepted if you think that my arguments don't prove that right and wrong are not real things but simply valuations of the world, then you should say why.