TheUse of Encouragement and Punishment
When the people are no longer afraid of death，how can they be treathened with death?
Supposing the people always had the fearof death, and we could catch law breakers and kill them - whodare follow their suit?
There is always the master executioner (Nature) who kills. Toundertake executions for the master executioner is like hewing wood for themaster carpenter. Whoever undertakes hewing wood for the master carpenterrarely escapes injuring his own hands.