Black People : What is Justice?

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  1. river

    river Watch Her Flow MEMBER

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    Is it when wicked people are punished for wicked deeds or when they are delivered from wicked deeds?

    I know a woman whose husband did her wrong. She comforted herself by saying he would not be blessed. God would punish him because God does not like ugly. In this way she set herself up for misery. We live in a world where the bad guy sometimes wins. When we comfort outselves with the belief that the wicked will be punished then every time we hear about something good happening to bad people we will fall into a funk.

    Many of us are like King David in the Bible. We want God to zap our enemies but have mercy on us.

    When people who do bad things recognize that what they did is bad and take stips to not do those things anymore and rectify any damage they did to others yet they are not punished has justice been served?

    When people who bad things are punished but remain unrepentant and the people they hurt remain hurt has justice been served?
     
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    Blaklioness Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Here is some insight that was offered earlier:

    http://www.destee.com/forums/showthread.php?t=64153.



     
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    peace

    Justice is a reward and or a punishment for one's ways and actions. It is how the Universe keeps balance.

    One you feel that deserves punishment may not always be punished in ways that you can visibly see or detect, but they are being punished in other ways.

    ex. Living other than righteous is a punishment in and of itself! As in the thread about Ma'at in the spiritual section, if any of those laws are broken then the individual is off balance or dis-eased, if you will!
     
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    should Malcolm have been brought to justice for all the crimes he commited as big Red?

    what would that do or prove?

    If someone is dawged and does not seek justice in a personal incident,


    then whose fault is that?
     
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    If one lives according to the carnal, then justice would seem limited in their eyes, as it won't reach beyond this body, according to their view. Justice is ever lasting and none will miss it. :)

    I've never falling into a funk hearing something good happening to a bad person as it has been stated in the Scriptures that the Father gives to both the just and unjust; He causes rain to fall upon the righteous and the sinner, so it be no surprise nor anything I begrudge for I was once a sinner that still needed rain, too. The Father's compassion endures as does the Holy Son's.

    Justice is always served, even when someone seeks to rectify, or does to some degree, what they have done wrong.
     
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    American Justice = Just Us
     
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    since the emancipation and reconstruction that is only true, in regards to any group of people who are not united and focused. When we were united and focused we got justice
     
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