The elimination of criminals does not seem to be a sensible idea in order to achieve a crime-free world. This I view as a strong argument against capital punishment. Then, how can we make our world free of crime?
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I approve of your 'another positive step'. And I should like to seek your views on my proposal stated above.
Your thesis that 'some people are simply born, genetically, to be bad' is very serious. If it's true, then a crime-free world would remain a dream till the 'genetically' bad people are cured of their abnormalities through genetic engineering.
You can never genetically engineer the "bad" genes out, there are too many possible combinations of genes alone, and then there is the interaction of certain sets of genes produce different behavior in different early environments. some of it bad.
I subscribe to your view that 'punishment needs to fit the crime.' And in addition, I'd advance the following proposal.
Let's make the principle of healthy and meaningful living our life principle and encourage others to do so. What is your view?
Your thesis that no violence means no existence seems right and very very significant. But you seem to have ignored an important point, namely that violence and crime aren't synonymous.