What then is capital punishment but the most premeditated of murders, to which no criminal's deed, however calculated it may be, can be compared For there to be an equivalence, the death penalty would have to punish a criminal, who had warned his victim of the date at which he would inflict a horrible death on him, and who from that moment onward had confined him at his mercy for months. Such a monster is not encountered in private life.Rate it:(5.00 / 1 vote)Say it

Albert Camus

French writer who portrayed the human condition as isolated in an absurd world (1913-1960)

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