Tag Archives: Punish

Thought For the Day: People Should Be As Concerned With Clearing the Innocent As Punishing the Guilty

“I hear much of people’s calling out to punish the guilty, but very few are concerned to clear the innocent.” – Daniel Defoe (1660-1731)    

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Retribution For Frailty

Sadists like to kick people when they’re down.   Turn to multiple forums from Facebook to otherwise and you see people constantly tearing at each other and doing this for the good of the other.  Interesting how we convince ourselves … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: It Is Better To Prevent Crimes Than To Punish Them

“It is better to prevent crimes than to punish them.”  – Cesare Beccaria, philosopher and politician (15 Mar 1738-1794)    

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First Principles: Every Master of Slaves Is A Petty Tyrant Bringing Judgment of Heaven On Their Nations

“Every master of slaves is born a petty tyrant. They bring the judgement of heaven upon a country. As nations cannot be rewarded or punished in the next world, they must be in this. By an inevitable chain of causes … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Distrust All In Whom The Impulse To Punish Is Powerful

“Distrust all in whom the impulse to punish is powerful.” – Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche, philosopher (15 Oct 1844-1900)    

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Thought For the Day: Focus On Freedom and Development of Character To Realize the Potential of Individuals

“Envy doesn’t create wealth. Freedom and character does. How about we focus less on punishing those who succeed and more on helping those who are not realizing their potential?”  – Star Parker    

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First Principles: The Chief Aim of Criminal Jurisprudence Is to Prevent Crimes

“To prevent crimes, is the noblest end and aim of criminal jurisprudence. To punish them, is one of the means necessary for the accomplishment of this noble end and aim.” – James Wilson (1790)            

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Thought For the Day: Envy Does Not Create Wealth; Freedom and Character Do

“Envy doesn’t create wealth. Freedom and character does. How about we focus less on punishing those who succeed and more on helping those who are not realizing their potential?” —Star Parker        

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