The pain of humanity’s most maltreated victims echoes deep within each of us, in the form of our shame or ignorance.
He was expressing his certainty that my appeal would be granted, but I was carrying the burden of a sin from which I had to free myself. According to him, human justice was nothing and divine justice was everything. I pointed out it was the former that had condemned me.
True peace is not merely the absence of war, it is the presence of justice.
Why must Justice have a color? Is it the same “REASON” that the sky are “BLUE?
We have created our own fake world in order to satisfy our imagination through the illusion.
This is what the LORD requires of every man; to do justice, to love mercy and to humbly work with God.
Then Mr. Underwood’s meaning became clear: Atticus had used every tool available to free men to save Tom Robinson, but in the secret courts of men’s hearts Atticus had no case.
For me, taking the sort of dry principles of the law and bringing them into contact with human beings . . . it’s like you jump into hyperspace. And everything that’s dull about the books and the theory becomes provocative.
I believe that sexual offenders and predators should be released…as long as it is mandatory they get to move into the house next door to the judge that released them.
Rather than swallowing our pride and simply asking what we do not know, we choose to fill in the blanks ourselves and later become humbled. Wisdom was often, in its youth, proven foolish, and ones humiliated were meant to become wise.