Question about Punishment - Gabriel Segal responds

Many prison sentences are far more damaging than the crime which led to the sentence. To what extent is that morally justified? Response from: Gabriel Segal Good question. I assume you mean that
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Many prison sentences are far more damaging than the crime which led to the sentence. To what extent is that morally justified? Response from: Gabriel Segal Good question. I assume you mean that they are more damaging overall, to the universe as a whole, rather than just to the person imprisoned. Two arguments are typically offered to justifyMany prison sentences are far more damaging than the crime which led to the sentence. To what extent is that morally justified? Response from: Gabriel Segal Good question. I assume you mean that they are more damaging overall, to the universe as a whole, rather than just to the person imprisoned. Two arguments are typically offered to justify. . .

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