Ah, good point, that does make a better example than mine.
For the victim, death of the criminal brings an element of closure. There is -zero- chance of them coming back to haunt the victim; both in jail and out of jail. And that's really what the death penalty serves; both justice and closure for the victim/s involved.
If he raped, stole, did drugs, mugged someone, I bet he would get far less time. There are even whole groups of people that get arrested over 60+ times!!!
Don't hack. To do so might mean maximum prison in solitary confinement. You think I'm joking, but that's how afraid these clueless people are. They view hackers as some magic wizards that can open cell doors with thought alone.
"15 minutes could save you 15% or more on car insurance"
It's a quote from The Matrix. The name 'Morpheus' should have clued in the idiots that modded this down.
Cypher: You know, I know this steak doesn't exist. I know that when I put it in my mouth, the Matrix is telling my brain that it is juicy and delicious. After nine years, you know what I realize?
[Takes a bite of steak]
Cypher: Ignorance is bliss.
"affirmative action"? That's nothing but a euphemism for racial discrimination. Here in California, it amounted to a modern-day Chinese Exclusion Act to fuck over Asian kids applying to the cal state universities.
Seriously, I was sick of his guilt-peddling bullshit decades ago.
Machines certainly can solve problems, store information, correlate, and play games -- but not with pleasure. -- Leo Rosten