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I went to shul (Jewish church) this Shabbat and the rabbi started a debate about capital punishment, killing a criminal who has committed a horrible crime (instead of placing them in prison). Naturally the conversation turned to evil and people who commit evil crimes as the congregation debated the ethics of when it is okay to kill a criminal or if it is okay at all to kill. At one point, I was sitting with a mathematician, a doctor, and a psychologist/historian who mentioned psychopaths. She said that a psychopath is a person who is born without a conscience, therefore, they can’t