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Imagine how much better the book would be if Socrates just admitted, “I don’t know what justice is?”
Peace without justice is a hidden state of war.
The enforcer of natural justice against the officer is brought before the law for a “crime” other than the one committed: a profound misrecognition effects the mistranslation of “natural” into legal justice.
If justice is a great crime, fairness is a petty misdemeanor.
Judgments about justice must disregard sentimental feelings.
Uncertain about the justice of things, he sought revenge in this lifetime. But his hatred created the very Hell he thought could not be counted on.
There are no just wars, but there are justified wars.
Instead of asking “What have we done here?” before asking whether “we” acted justly, nationalism of any stripe asks “Who are we?” before justifying what “we” did as right.
Not all poetry is just, although all justice is poetic.