The Importance Of Executions Made Public

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Executions Made Public Public executions are a form of capital punishment often used to deal with criminals who have committed severe offences. Executions being made public is something that has been occurring throughout time all across the world. The earliest recorded public execution took place back in the 16th century,when a nobleman, who was accused of using magic, was condemned to death and forced to take his own life (Reggio 1). The idea of making executions public is something used in monarchy, in order to show power and authority over it’s people. The goal for many has been to decrease crime rate. Although, throughout time public executions have been a place of rioting and chaos. Executions should not be televised, because there are …show more content…
Others, however, wonder where their tax payer money is going and are quite curious and believe that if more people got behind the idea, it wouldn’t be bad. “We leave open the possibility that making executions public could strengthen support for them; undecided viewers might find them less disturbing than anticipated” (Zachary 2). Although, a high percentage of the public, that is against televised executions, have come to a conclusion that bearing witness to executions will decrease the public morality rates. It is often said that society has lost morality as a whole, and certain members of society feel as though televised executions would only enhance that effect. Degenerate shows air all across the country, the most degenerate television shows are reality shows, such as “Keeping Up With The Kardashians”, “Jersey Shore”, and all the branches of “The Real Housewives.” Other examples of degenerate shows are types of criminal shows, such as “Dexter, Criminal Minds, and any branch of “CSI.” People do not really notice that they are watching these shows, but a number of them often assist in helping people commit crimes, while others often lead to the public becoming less empathetic towards one

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