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Old 25-05-2014, 12:26 PM   #53
jon galt
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Originally Posted by doobyferkin View Post


So whether a murder is justified depends on whether the murderer believes it to be so.....You can see the problem with this.

the justice system that you support, you would say is to prevent murder or the taking of another persons life, so does that mean the justice system is to change peoples personal morals?
No. I would say the main purpose of the justice system is to punish those who have. The police should try to prevent crimes though, but the emphasis is on investigating crimes when they already happen. I have said before (although morality does sneak in to the law) that morals are irrelevant for the most part, especially personal morality because its subjective.
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