(urth) This Week in Google Alerts: Home Fires

David Stockhoff dstockhoff at verizon.net
Thu Apr 12 05:12:06 PDT 2012

On 4/12/2012 12:44 AM, Jeff Wilson wrote:
> On 4/11/2012 11:01 PM, Dan'l Danehy-Oakes wrote:
>> Jeff Wilson wrote:
>>> Replacing execution with lobotomy is humane?
>> What planet did that come from? (And, yes, I know it was done for a
>> while in some places. Bad plan. Generally messing with someone's body
>> or mind against their will is bad, even as a punishment.)
> Sorry, my fault-finding was as simplistic as I was accusing the 
> "humane" comment of being,

I'd put lobotomies, including chemical ones, in the same indefensible 
class as amputations, castrations, sterilizations, and other 
mutilations: even /less/ defensible than execution.

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