Nov 09 2012

Dean's World: The death penalty gives me the creeps

Original post at http://revdeansworld.blogspot.com/2012/11/the-death-penalty-gives-me-creeps.html

I try not to base my ethical beliefs on my visceral reactions alone. I've known too many people who have based their racism, sexism, and homophobia on visceral reactions. Some people told me, years ago, they opposed interracial dating or, more recently, same-gender affection because, they said, it made them sick to their stomach. Something making you sick to your stomach is not an ethical

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