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Old November 2 2012, 09:13 PM   #34
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Re: Dexter and what he does.

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It is not his place to determine who deserves to die.
As determined by... who?
Law enforcement and the courts, who are the only entities with the right to do so.
Says who?
Says civilization.
Whose civilization?
Every civilization. Every human society that has ever existed has recognized that no man can be a law unto himself. There is no country on this Earth where vigilante murder, undertaken without specific regulation from the state, is acceptable.

Before you say "mine," don't forget, again, that the United States is not the center of the universe
And when the setting of Dexter changes to the Democratic Republic of the Congo or the Republic of Seychelles, that would be relevant. But Dexter is set in Florida, so United States law is all that matters when judging Dexter's murders.

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May as well ask if The Hulk would be liable for property damage.
Excellent question!
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