> I think if you intentionally burn someone's face
> off with acid, a stranger who had no chance of
> anticipating or defending themself, then you've
> just resigned from society. Not for a year, 10
> years, but forever.
> That's my view, based on how abhorrent these
> crimes are. It's not self-defence, it's not a
> fight where someone picks up a weapon, it's
> innocent members of the public doing their normal
> thing and being mutilated.
> I don't care what 'century' that makes it, I care
> about the person on the street and their safety
> from this kind of crime. I've always been upset by
> violent crimes on innocents and that won't
> If these attacks were paid back with death for
> those proven guilty I believe they'd die-out.
> I don't care what background someone's had, I
> don't care if they'd had tough parents, I don't
> care how bad their day's been. If you obtain acid
> to maim someone then know you're risking your
> remaining days to do so and don't squeal when
> you're caught.
> I don't care about the morality or who says what.
> That's what I'd like to see, I am pissed-off about
> this and don't necessarily think my solution is
> perfect, but that's what I'd like to see. And I'll
> pull the trigger happily (or pour the acid back in
> the face of the offender, I don't feckin care).
> Feck the bullshit pussy-ass high-fallutin
> 'logical' arguments about knives and everything
> This crime deserved death. Other crimes,
> debatable, but this thread's about
> aceeeeeeeeeeeeeed innit.
Well of course you're entitled to your opinion, and certainly you hold it passionately. At least you'd be willing to carry out the courage of your convictions.
I still think you're massively wrong, and I await with interest you're answer to the very real risk of wrongful conviction.