Category Archive: Justice

Justice is not about fairness per se since fairness is mostly a fabrication of someone's worldview. Fairness is relative but justice is objective, eternal.

Apr 20

Covenantal Justice

Mankind fell. Death was on the doorstep. The great black hole – which was the alter ego (in free will) of the highest destiny of mankind in the most amazing love experiment in eternity – the great black hole of anti-holiness threatened to suck everything into eternal horror, anguish, punishment, and nothingness. Horrifying, eternal JUSTICE …

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Mar 10

The Union Onion in Wisconsin

Truth is so often difficult to find… sometimes you have to peal back the layers of the onion to find out what is in the core… and then what you find stinks and makes you want to cry. The stinky issue at stake:  Should taxpayers be forced to support liberal politicians’ re-election campaigns? You probably …

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Mar 04

Your Life in My Driveway, etc.

Your Life in My Driveway If, for some reason, somebody bound and gagged you and then laid you across my driveway, would ownership of my own property give me the right to run you over? A foolish question indeed. Your right to be unbattered supersedes the normal exercise of my rights of ownership. But I …

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Feb 25

Justice, the Rule of Law, and President Obama’s DOMA Stance

It is essential in the pursuit of justice that the government play by its own rules.  The reason a country has a constitution is to establish those rules, and to establish how those rules will be created, judged, and enforced.  When a government turns its back on its own rules, it willfully creates injustice by …

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Feb 23

Is Welfare Just?

Taking care of the needy:  it is a command of God to every compassionate man’s heart.  God requires His people to give to the needy widow, orphan, and foreigner.  Anyone with a modicum of humanity recognizes the mandate to take care of the needy people in his own sphere.  Do you?  I do. But now …

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Feb 18

Justice – Foundation of Freedom

Legal, moral justice is necessary if one is to exercise his moral freedom without needing to have the personal strength to enforce it.  (Put another way, if I can exert political, financial, or military power to insist on the unhindered exercise of my freedom, that is no more than “might makes right.”  If we expect …

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Feb 18

Justice vs. Fairness

Fairness is a figment.  There – I said it. Fairness is not real, largely because it really does not have a stable, reliable foundation.  Everyone’s conception of fairness is based on himself — his unique set of values and judgments.  Given differing perspectives and world-views, fairness is an argument that cannot be lost, but neither …

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Feb 18

Welcome

Welcome to Just Reality, a blog on both simple reality with God and pursuit of justice in a free society.  Thanks for coming by!