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How to Kill a Human Being Video Notes

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Department
Sociology
Course
SOCI 325
Professor
All Professors
Semester
Fall

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what methods are currently used to kill people and what are the flaws in each? should states be empowered to take the lives of citizens? when? lethal injection:          there's a possibility the drugs will fail ­ requires a backup         doctors have the oath to do no harm, so no doctors can be used.          can result in painful deaths ­ the short acting anaesthetic is used          IV placement can be wrong hanging:          decapitation may result         incorrect height may not work ­ suffocation not quick         different neck sizes, anatomy affects         different countries use different tables ­ unable to produce a perfect chart electric chair:          don't know how long to shock someone         the effect on the heart can vary ­ stop or fibrulation          synthetic sponges don't conduct, burns from the cap result gas chamber:         very difficult to keep calm ­ stressful         need to cooperate in your own death euthanasia:          an altitude chamber is a good way to euthanize ­ hypoxia feels great         difficult to implement firing squads:          deemed unreliable         trauma to individuals 55 countries use execution michael patillo lethal injection induces unconsciousness, muscular paralytic, then heart stopper the paralytic feels like fire in the veins hanging is available in 2 states in USA and some other countries dropped from a short height
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