Six Questions For Six People: Question 5


JRR Tolkien, author of the Lord of the Rings, wrote “Many that live deserve death. And some that die deserve life. Can you give it to them? Then do not be too eager to deal out death in judgement. For even the very wise cannot see all ends.” Do you agree with capitol punishment? Hitler and the 9/11 terrorists included.

 

SARAH:

I can’t agree with capital punishment, because if you’re going to put those people in the same category as them, it would be better to just lock them up for life, rather than having to kill people who don’t really deserve the death penalty

 

VIJAY:

Personally, I don’t. I feel like who are we to decide, to take someone else’s life.

 

FANNY:

No. I’m religious and I believe in god so I don’t believe we should be allowed to take someone else’s life.

 

DARREN:

No I don’t think so. There have been too many cases of people who have been executed or were on death row and then were proven innocent. Like, in theory maybe, but I don’t think so the way it’s carried out.

 

ELISHEVA:

For people like Hitler yea, but they’re extreme examples. I don’t know about other people. i don’t think so.

 

JASMINE:

No I don’t agree with capital punishment. It just seems like revenge to me. Like kind of the quote also, I’m not exactly positive that we have the power to decide that kind of thing.