If you were to think of "the town drunk", you probably have someone in mind. If that person died, would you want to help choose the next one? Or might you think the position is expendable?
What about those who do real harm? There are all sorts of violators in your town- you probably know some of their names. Does the individual violator's identity matter, or is their aggression or property violation the critical part? What if you were asked to help choose the town mugger, or rapist, or murderer, or child molester? (Subscribe to read the rest)
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