Comment: So basically

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So basically

You have no sympathy for people who have been sent to prison and feel the need to kill themselves to retain their dignity.

Good for you?

Just to clarify, this:
"When he was caught and faced time, he couldn't handle it."
is something that should warrant sympathy from a mentally healthy person.

Are you living vicariously through the justice system or something - acting out your inner vigilante? When someone is executed for a 'crime' you believe justifies punishment, does it excite you?

Seems to me that a person killing themselves is a tragic incident that would warrant sympathy regardless of the circumstances, at least if you value human life (or life in general.) If there was other wrongdoing, that only compounds the amount of justified sympathy - for those wronged and those who felt justified to do wrong.

I'm not even a Christian and I realize that when the Bible talked about Jesus loving everyone it had the right idea.

Maybe you're not using the word sympathy correctly or don't fully grasp its meaning and I should give you the benefit of the doubt.

"What is this crap about victimless crimes? Didn't he take something that belonged to someone else?"

No, he didn't. That's not what occurs when you download something - the original copy is entirely unaltered. In a theft, the material is deprived of its owner. Someone is actually deprived of property they had before. This is different from the act of downloading, during which a separate copy is created.

The only argument I've ever heard against internet piracy is that there is a loss of potential profit by the lawful distributor of said property because people are obtaining it for free instead of paying for it. In my view that argument is stupid because it's extremely easy to imagine a person who doesn't have the money for music and who would never have digital copies of music in the absence of it being available for free on the internet... that's an entirely separate point though, and would warrant a different conversation on the legitimacy of intellectual property laws as they pertain to the internet.