Why Did The USA Adopt The Electric Chair?

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Magpies, small children, and certain overly-impressionable adults are frequently attracted to shiny new objects. In our modern world, shiny new objects are generally technological. Thus every time a new technology emerges, fanboys quickly thereafter likewise emerge and believe whatever the new…

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Allan Milne Lees

Allan Milne Lees

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