Just Acts

When an eye for an eye,
Is a breath for a breath.
When a life for a life,
Is a death for a death.

When Lex Talionis
Is just the same act;
It is no act of justice,
Nor is it a just act.

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About xmatman

... just a 50 something year old, married but happy father of five trying to keep a low tech profile in a high tech world.

Posted on September 22, 2011, in Ethics, Life, Opinion, Poetry, Politics, Religion, Thoughts and tagged , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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