Punishment is for animals

Although I’m sure Temple Grandin will disagree. But it’s definitely not for people. People – adults, anyway - can communicate. Even without a common language, people can communicate well enough that they shouldn’t have to resort to just hitting one...

He who is without Sin May Punish.

Punishment only counts as punishment when done by an authorized person. As it may apply to Christianity, who are the authorized persons? The purest version of the answer, of course, is God (Vengeance is mine, saith the Lord). Jesus, when placed in the...