Should we abolish capital punishment?(GDD-408, Master Sheng Yen)
Uploader: Master Sheng Yen
Original upload date: Thu, 10 Jan 2013 00:00:00 GMT
Archive date: Sun, 05 Dec 2021 02:42:23 GMT
All sentient beings can become Buddhas. There are only people who have done bad things; there are no eternally, unchangingly bad people. Abolishing capital punishment should take two paths: One is toShow more
consider how to legally decrease the number of death sentences, and the other is to promote religious education so as to prevent crime from the bottom. If people all reached a high level of Buddhist or religious cultivation, no one would commit capital crimes.