The death penalty is being applied in the United States as a fatal lottery.
Had it not been for slavery, the death penalty would have likely been abolished in America. Slavery became a haven for the death penalty.
Shrinking away from death is something unhealthy and abnormal which robs the second half of life of its purpose.
So much of motion, is so much of life, and so much of joy, and to stand still, or get on but slowly, is death and the devil.