“Criminals do not die by the hands of the law. They die by the hands of other men.”
- George Bernard Shaw
COMMENT | The question that opens this piece was a text by a very old – ancient, I would say – friend who has been an anti-death advocate all his life.
“My entire family was killed in the Shoah, Thaya, hence death has stalked me all my life,” he once told me over dinner in a café in India.
Another text read: “Surendran is doing god’s work, but the Singapore government is not like the Nazis. Nazis did not ignore the rule of law, they embraced the immorality of their desiderata. Their laws. Their evil. ”
Early in the...