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Tradition of Justice


Show no mercy:
Stripe for stripe
Until there’s nothing left but humiliation
Wound for wound
Until there is no flesh on the bone
Burn for burn
Until all evidence is incinerated
Foot for foot
Until there are no feet on your land
Hand for hand
Until there are no hands to reach out
Tooth for tooth
Until the truth from a surviving mouth is unintelligible
Eye for eye
Until there are no eyes left to see the carnage
You shall give life for life
Until there are no living left to kill

 

 

 

Quotes from books of Exodus 21:23-21:27 and Deuteronomy 19:21

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