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The Brothers Karamazov
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deterrent
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The Brothers Karamazov
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  • If it were not for the Church of Christ there would be nothing to restrain the criminal from evil-doing, no real chastisement for it afterwards; none, that is, but the mechanical punishment spoken of just now, which in the majority of cases only embitters the heart; and not the real punishment, the only effectual one, the only deterrent and softening one, which lies in the recognition of sin by conscience.

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  • How effective is the death penalty as an additional deterrent?
  • the deterrent effects of high prices

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