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"Executions" is a documentary showing real footage of the many different methods humanity has used through-out history for capital punishment. During the film, the makers point out how unjustifiable the death penalty is in every situation, so they do take a staunch stance against what they're presenting. Footage from live executions are shown in detail. Written by Kerryn Wedgwood

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A convincing argument against the feminization of western society
21 November 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Such excellent objective documentaries on the death penalty never affect my stand on employing it in American jurisprudence. It is still a wise and effective practice when the crime of murder is cruelly executed or premeditated. We won't have Ted Bundy to worry about anymore. Having spent long hours researching the crimes which have led up to the executions carried out in the U.S. since 1962, I'd gladly throw the switch, release the pellets or spring the gallows-trap on people who have tortured, raped and murdered little girls, or shot small children to death in full view of their parents, or murdered people on basis of their racial background in either the U.S. or in Nazi Europe. Too many citizens in the U.S. and other countries these days go into hysterics when we put loathsome characters to death, even in a painless civilized manner, which if usually far more consideration than those murderers gave their innocent victims. This is because our boys are now raised as girls in Western society and all they know is to "reach out with their feelings". Thereby, "men" in the U.S. and western Europe (among other countries) no longer think, they just emote. What is particularly laughable among the anti-death-penalty people these days is their psychic equation of the death penalty as practiced in the U.S. with the stoning-to-death public executions of supposedly-adulterous women in the 14th-century backward, loser countries of North Africa and Southern Asia. Our society, thankfully, does not equal their society.


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