The Death Penalty is Better than Living Life in Jail?

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asked May 30 in Law/Ethics by 99sedanties (1,350 points)
The Death Penalty is Better than Living Life in Jail?

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answered May 30 by Kingcarter240 (1,870 points)
Yes the death penalty and getting actually executed would be much better than living the rest of your life in jail or prison.

Yes you're still alive in prison but living in prison for the rest of your life is really no life at all.

The days would be the same over and over again, you wake up to concrete walls, sleeping on a hard bed in a prison cell and you cannot go outside when you want too or leave the prison when you want too etc.

I would rather be dead and executed than to spend the rest of my life in prison with no hope of release.

Although if I had a chance of release after 25 years in prison then I would rather stay alive until then but if the parole was denied then I would want to kill myself or be executed instead.

Natural life means you live until you die of natural causes.

The rest of your natural life is the life you have left on earth as you live currently.

The rest of your natural life means until you die.

Your natural life is the life you have right now on earth before you die and supposedly go to an afterlife in heaven or hell.

A natural life prison sentence is usually for the rest of your life.

If you're sentenced to natural life in prison without parole then you'll stay in prison until you die of natural causes but if you have a chance of parole then you could if lucky get out after 25 to 30 years in prison.

The meaning of natural life in prison is to spend the rest of your life in prison.

Your natural life means until you die as in your natural life on earth.

However in reality you only have one life and there's no afterlife although natural life is referring to the days you have on earth until you die.

Then some people think they have an afterlife which would be your non natural life if afterlife were real.

So basically if you're sentenced to natural life in prison it means that you're never gonna leave prison until you die and are carried out of prison in a body bag.

That could mean spending several decades in prison before you die depending on your age.

For example if someone were sentenced to natural life in prison at the age of 20 then the person would likely be in prison for 60 years to 70 years or so before they died of natural causes.

Although if you're older and sent to prison for life then you would serve less time of course before you die.

However if you have natural life in prison with possibility of parole then you could get out after 25 to 30 years of prison time.

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