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◆ Smoking weed is legal in 6 states. Having sex with a horse is legal in 23. Good going America.
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◆ The death penalty is reserved for people who do not
- Paul Simon99
◆ An individual who breaks a law that conscience tells him is unjust, and who willingly accepts the penalty of imprisonment in order to arouse the conscience of the community over its injustice, is in reality expressing the highest respect for the law.
- Martin Luther King Jr99
◆ That only a few, under any circumstances, protest against the injustice of long-established laws and customs, does not disprove the fact of the oppressions, while the satisfaction of the many, if real only proves their apathy and deeper degradation.
- Elizabeth Cady Stanton99
◆ The world is the court of God. The criminal is God; the punisher is God; man serves the sentence.
- Kedar Joshi99
◆ If a psychiatric and scientific inquiry were to be made upon our rulers, mankind would be appalled at the disclosures.
- Alfred Korzybski99
◆ It's not your client's obligation, or your obligation, to prove your client's innocence. It is the prosecution's obligation to -- to prove you're client's guilt.
- Anderson Cooper99
◆ If you are a black man in America and get stopped by the police, make sure you have a video camera. Don't rely on some passerby to film the beating. Rodney King was just lucky.
- Vince Megna99
◆ We should not be surprised that we find meaningless noises in the foundation of many old philosophies, and that from them arise most of the old philosophical fights and arguments.
- Alfred Korzybski99
◆ Thus, we see that one of the obvious origins of human disagreement lies in the use of noises for words.
- Alfred Korzybski99
◆ Let us repeat the two crucial negative premises as established firmly by all human experience: (1) Words are not the things we are speaking about; and (2) There is no such thing as an object in absolute isolation.
- Alfred Korzybski99
◆ The end of law is not to abolish or restrain, but to preserve and enlarge freedom. For in all the states of created beings capable of law, where there is no law, there is no freedom.
- John Locke99
◆ No written law has ever been more binding than unwritten custom supported by popular opinion.
- Carrie Chapman Catt99
◆ Necessity knows no law except to conquer
- Publilius Syrus99
◆ The search for static security - in the law and elsewhere - is misguided. The fact is security can only be achieved through constant change, adapting old ideas that have outlived their usefulness to current facts.
- William Osler99

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