Thoughts About Justice From An Octogenarian

Benjamin’s List

  These days it appears that many people are having a difficulty navigating the communication and social channels in this world. The self help section carries Benjamin Franklin's key to success. It is filed under virtue. Mr. Franklin, a founding founder, was a busy...

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If we look to the law…..

  If we look to the laws, they afford equal justice to all in their private differences. These are the words of Athenian statesman Pericles, 495-429 BC who lived during the Golden Age of this world, 600 -400 C. It was a lovely time; so much good thought emerged ,...

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Alice in Wonderland and Juliet from Verona We Aren’t

  On August 20, 2020, a spectacular sculpture Women’s Rights Pioneer Monument by  Meredith Bergmann was placed in Central Park in New York City. It honors the hard work that our American suffragists, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Susan B. Anthony and Sojourner Truth...

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Simply Simple Justice

Perhaps you have noticed that there is a lot of lawyering going in the the good old United States of America. My those folks are busy.  Just when you think things are going to happen, shazam!  An alternate reality shows itself, just like magic. Peoples of the...

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Call the Vet

I have been watching PBS The Yorkshire Vet filmed in the lush countryside of Yorkshire, England. There are many episodes of James Herriot's real-life veterinary practice of animal's need for medical care but the ones that hold my attention deal with the pregnancies of...

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Changing Your Mind

You have to change your mind to change your mind. I read that sometime, a long time ago. Perhaps it came from A Course in Miracles, a 1976 book by Helen Schucman. I never forgot the phrase and it seems timely that in this time of constant change, that it might be...

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Golden Rules

I've been thinking a lot about the 'Golden Rule,' you know the one, "do unto others as you want them to do unto you! "  That always has seemed like a good plan, sensible, and good for me and for others. However lately another golden rule seems to have been creeping...

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What Does Your State Constitution Say?

What Does Your State Constitution Say In my course of study of Justice, I have read many state constitutions of the United States. If you have not read the governing document of your home state, that piece of paper that details how well you will be treated, I...

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Improvement Society is Open For Membership – All Welcome

Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy, matriarch of the American Kennedy family, was asked what she thought of her  sons. At that time, John Fitzgerald Kennedy was President of the nation, Robert Francis Kennedy was the United States Attorney General, and Edward Moore Kennedy ,...

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Learn Justice

"Discite justitiam." Thus said Publius Virgillus Maro, a/k/a Virgil, a Roman poet from the 1st Century BC. 2300 years later, learn justice, respect justice, for without her, here is the life you will get: No Justice, No Freedom No Justice, No Dignity No Justice, No...

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