What is Justice?

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What is your definition of justice?

 

Merriam-Webster (http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/justice )  defines Justice as:

1 a: the maintenance or administration of what is just especially by the impartial adjustment of conflicting claims or the assignment of merited rewards or punishments b: judge c: the administration of law ; especially : the establishment or determination of rights according to the rules of law or equity2 a: the quality of being just, impartial, or fair b (1): the principle or ideal of just dealing or right action (2): conformity to this principle or ideal : righteousness c: the quality of conforming to law3: conformity to truth, fact, or reason : correctness

 

Justice has to do with our ideals, our values, our laws, truth, fact, and reason.  Justice is not up for personal interpretation.  It is tied to tradition and collective decision.  Was Justice being done with slavery?  Absolutely Not.  Was Justice being done with Hitler's Final Solution?  Absolutely Not.  Was Justice being done when 19 young Muslims crashed into the Twin Towers?  Absolutely Not.

Even within an entire culture, Justice may not be done.  Is it Justice when Muslim women are forced to cover their entire body or avoid driving?  Is it Justice when cruelty occurs?

But with this said, I am very concerned about the current dialogue occurring in this election season.  The good and firm word Justice is being abused in the name of neo-socialism.  What is neo-socialism?  It is the philosophy that the government has the right to seize personal wealth / property in order to give it to others.  This is called Justice within the secularized, leftist Democratic party.  William Ayers, Jeremiah Wright, and Barack Obama believe that the poor are poor only becuase the "rich" have taken wealth and opportunity away from them.  There is little or no focus on personal responsibility, decision-making, or behaivor.

If you achieve and acquire wealth, you are the enemy of the socialist.  Or, are you their favorite target because they can garner the votes of the poor when they get your property.

Private ownership and personal responsibility are under attack.  These are fundamentals of our representative republic.  Be mindful.

Posted by

Richard D Barbee, M.Ed.

Investment Advisor Representative

Registered Representative

Slate, Disharoon, Parrish and Associates

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Knoxville, TN  37922

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