Tuesday, February 17, 2009

Dostoevsky on judicial torture

The right given to one man to administer corporal punishment to another is one of society's running sores, one of the most effective means of destroying in it every attempt at, every embryo of civic consciousness, and a basic factor in its certain and inexorable dissolution.

2 comments:

Eric said...

Except for children...

Murr said...

lol. Except for children, who often need a jolly good slap.