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  •  Using the law to exclude a human being who (0+ / 0-)

    has done nothing offensive in deference to a territorial claim, for which there is no predicate in nature, is basically immoral. Moreover, using the law to perpetrate immoral acts, albeit there's a long history and slavery is a prime example, using the law to perpetrate immoral acts denigrates the law itself. It is not possible to recognize the law as an instrument of justice when it is employed unjustly.

    However, the law is formulated by our legislative bodies, by people whom we elect directly. If they abuse the law to justify the arbitrary exclusion of human beings, members of our own species, then they need to be removed from office.

    Let me suggest, in the interest of completeness, that neither prejudice nor segregation are inherently offensive. What is offensive in a community of social organisms, which is what the human species is, is the exclusion or expulsion of our own kind for arbitrary reasons -- i.e. not having the right papers or asked for permission to enter. That entry has to be permitted is a recent imposition on the global community. That entry is conditioned on monetary wealth makes it prima facie un-Constitutional because it involves un-equal treatment.

    by hannah on Sat Apr 12, 2014 at 03:53:59 AM PDT

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