Study willing subjects

Murderers, rapists and other such problem people who are looking at execution or life prison terms should be given a choice: Accept the sentence or volunteer to be a test-subject. They would be treated humanely and housed reasonably comfortably in relative isolation and free from outside influences such as radio and television. For mental vigor, they would be given a supply of generic reading material that would not promote undesirable responses. Food and exercise would be provided for physical well-being. Qualified professionals would then again, humanely – study, examine, test and conduct experiments in an attempt to discover the fouled-up circuitry and how to fix it or maybe prevent it. Was the aberration fathered by genetic, hereditary, environmental, social, viral or other causes – or a combination of such? With the exponential advancement in all fields of science, surely important answers would be forthcoming – especially if there is some promise of lucrative return! And perhaps even these people can make a positive contribution to society.

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