The Death Penalty is not humane.
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First off, you seem to be going off-topic. First you talk about how we are not animals, but human beings. Then you were talking about how innocent people are being executed. Innocence and death penalties don't relate. Now allow me to get to the core points.
Allow yourself to think a crime that is worse than no other. This could range from a bank robbery to a serial killing. The criminal is, from that point, in court. You lose the lawsuit, and your sentenced to a death penalty. However much later, you get executed. As horrible as this sounds, it is simply not inhumane.
Think about what goes on in the judges head when it is time for a sentence. He or she probably is thinking that this criminal should deserve the worst sentence (assuming that the committed the "worst crime"). Plenty of thought goes into his or her head, and as they would feel awful to do it, they would think that it would be best to kill them while they are in prison. It's not like the judge is heartless. That person knows what will happen for the rest of his life. Now why would it be considered inhumane?
Think about it. What is the difference between a life sentence and a death sentence. Well, with the first option, the criminal will die on its own, and as for the second option, the criminal is executed. You can see that there is not much of a difference between the two. You even think of it that way yourself from your Round One argument.
"Just lock the criminal up. They will suffer anyways once they die."
Also, you seem to be touching the basis that the "execution" portion of the death sentence is "humiliating". Unless if he or she is an infamous prisoner, there is no point of the humiliation. Who's going to watch? Police officers? Other prisoners? You seem to be over-exaggerating the issue a bit.
Now am I saying that the death penalty is humane? No. Maybe some changes could be occurred in the court and imprisonment department of government, but it is most definitely not inhumane.
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