An eye for an eye

... when a man kills a man ...

… when a man kills a man …

If someone kills our spouse
we kill him.
If someone beats our spouse
we beat him.
If someone steals from our spouse
we steal from him.
If someone loves our spouse
we love him.

The more innocent it is and the closer we get to love the more absurd it becomes. Why do we murder the murderer, with rope, electricity or poison? Why do we beat those who are violent and steal from the thief, or punish them in other ways?  Why do we love the one that loves our spouse, no, we do not necessarily, we exclude love. This is pretty much the way we are, we turn everything upside down, stretch it and pull, modify it according to our own ideas, according to the weather and winds, repeatedly and endlessly.  Continue reading >

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