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Old 04-26-2011, 07:10 AM
FinnAgain is offline
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Originally Posted by Gyrate View Post
Adding a few extra years because it was a "hate crime" is a meaningless bolt-on. In fact, it's insulting to victims of non-hate crimes: if killing someone because of their membership in a "protected" group (e.g. they're gay or black) is worse than killing someone because you have a personal grudge against them, doesn't that imply that the person killed due to the grudge potentially deserved it just a teensy bit?
I could see how you'd draw that conclusion.
If most of your cortex was removed with a melon baller and then fed to you.