an eye for an eye and soon the whole world is blind...ghandi

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    TEHRAN, Iran (CNN) -- Ameneh Bahrami is certain that one day she'll meet someone, fall in love and get married. But when her wedding day comes, her husband won't see her eyes, and she won't see her husband. Bahrami is blind, the victim of an acid attack by a spurned suitor.


    Ameneh Bahrami said her attacker pestered her with marriage demands.

    If she gets her way, her attacker will suffer the same fate. The 31-year-old Iranian is demanding the ancient punishment of "an eye for an eye," and, in accordance with Islamic law, she wants to blind Majid Movahedi, the man who blinded her.

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    Leave the fucker to die in prison. The state should do whatever it can to make things right for her. No point in blinding him, just let him fucking rot.
     
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    Meh .. I am all for the "eye for an eye" ... it absolves them of their sins so no matter what religion is more true they will get a good place in the after world.
     
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    Proportional punishment. It's in the Mosaic law but it goes back to Hammurabi and probably before, One eye, not two, just one eye.

    But I don't blame her for one millisecond, not one.
     
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    If she were my sister, daughter mother or whathave you, I'd be looking for more than just an eye in retribution for that attack.
     
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    Fuck Gandhi. Blind him first. then let him rot in prison.
     
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    i was in threat of losing eyesight in one eye....you cannot imagine the terror that brought to me....and it was just one eye and it was not a certainty ...i realize that i have not blinded anyone intentionally either..but the idea of having someone blinded is beyond anything i can understand at this time and point of my life...but as ed...said...if it happened to someone i loved and held so dear...i do not know my reactions
     
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    I am all for eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth. It's justice.
    And the whole world won't get blind because it's a good deterrent. if everyone knows that his eye or tooth will be taken from him, he will think twice before committing his crime.
     
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    Deterrence doesn't work very well for passion-motivated crimes or insane people. The guy obviously has some serious mental issues. Personally, I think he should have to pay for all of her expenses related to the injury he inflicted. That's normally what would be done in Iran.

    It's not like it would be the same experience for him, anyway, particularly in a society where men and women normally fulfill totally different roles. Some people would be able to better handle it in the long-term than others. And in the short term they'd put him under to do it in a much less painful way than she had to experience.
     
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    "I do not consider Hitler to be as bad as he is depicted. He is showing an ability that is amazing and seems to be gaining his victories without much bloodshed."

    - Gandhi in May of 1940 when the Blitzkrieg began.
     

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