Death Penalty

MScoleman at MScoleman at
Thu Mar 4 18:59:20 PST 1999

In a message dated 99-03-03 21:42:05 EST, you write:

<< Nobody has responded to my query about why working

people are more supportive of capital punishment than

those w/higher income.



Just speaking for all my blue collar co-workers, I think retribution and punishment figure much more strongly in the blue collar world. One thing which sets white collar workers apart is a penchant to seek less physical and more mental solutions to what they see as bad things in the world. In a blue collar world the physical is still primary, and retribution is a valid course of action. Also, men in a blue collar world define themselves in terms of physical prowess...for that matter, physical prowess is important for women to, though to a lesser extent. maggie coleman mscoleman at

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