Empathy for the Devil: Nature and Nurture in Restorative Justice
THE PRIMARY TASK of justice is to manage emotions (Sherman 2003). The primary emotion for justice to manage is the desire for revenge. Whether justice can manage, or even �cure� that desire depends on whether we see vengefulness as a product of nature, nurture, or both. The view that vengefulness is an emotional response �hard-wired� into all human beings suggests the hypothesis that justice can only reflect that emotion, rather than trying to cure it. The view that vengefulness, like all...[Show more]
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