This is also in the MA Talk section.

First, the disclaimer:
I am not asking this for a hypothetical friend's friend scenario. Although my emotions do get the best of me at times, I hope I have established myself as a reasonable member here.

Duels are and have often been illegal. Should people put their lives on the line for honor? Are duels justified? Have times changed too much for that kind of nonsense?

And finally, would you support a law allowing duels in this day and age?

(Again, I am asking solely out of curiosity)