9/19/13



Nothing is to be preferred before justice.  

- Socrates

I have been thinking about this thing we call Justice.  There are those who seek it their entire lives, from fundamentalists to progressives.  The word appears in the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution and the Pledge of Allegiance.  We have iconic images attached to it, notions ascribed to it, books written about it, and we build entire systems on it --  but we have no model phenomenon for it. There is no justice in nature, says the most dangerous man in America.  

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It can be a disease... this doing good.    - Art

Justice is only one of a number of concepts nature has no need for.    - PJH 

I find mercy more fascinating.  - Cally

If we find ourselves taking justice for granted, we've lost our minds, not to mention our souls.   - JL

Justice is the brother of revenge.  
- CH

The arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends toward justice.  MLKJ

We don't see justice in nature because there are no crimes in nature.    - the husband