On Wed, Jun 6, 2012 Craig Weinberg <whatsons...@gmail.com> wrote:

>
> > Punishment only works if something 1. cares whether or not it's
> experience is unpleasant


Yes.

> 2. has causally efficacious motive to alter their behavior,
>
                 ^^^^^^^^
No, although if the criminal's actions are not causal, if they are random,
then the range of potential punishments that are effective becomes much
more limited.  However be the criminal random or causal a bullet in the
brain will most certainly alter their behavior, and sometimes for the
better.

  John K Clark

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