The purpose of justice

“In matters of truth and justice, there is no difference between large and small problems, for issues concerning the treatment of people are all the same.” 

The above statement is attributed to Albert Einstein and regardless of whether or not he said this, it is still a succinct way of expressing an important reality.

Logically, if a chain is only as strong as its weakest link, then a society is only as truthful and just as it’s tiniest act of truth and justice.

Stands to reason, don’t you think?

“The light of men is Justice. Quench it not with the contrary winds of oppression and tyranny. The purpose of justice is the appearance of unity among men.”  (1)

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Photograph – Wife of a migratory laborer with three children. Near Childress, Texas. Nettie Featherston; photo by Dorothea Lange, June 1938. “I just prayed and prayed and prayed all the time that God would take care of us and not let my children starve…”

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