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soyable:

"Astronomers postulated Neptune before they discovered it. They knew that only another planet, whose orbit lay beyond those already recognized, could explain the behaviour of the nearer planets. Our instincts about internal compromise suggest another political ideal standing beside justice and fairness. Integrity is our Nepture. The most natural explanation of why we oppose checkerboard statutes appeals to that idea: we say that a state that adopts these internal compromises is acting in an unprincipled way, even though no single official who voted for or enforces the compromise has done anything which, judging his individual actions by the ordinary standards of personal morality, he ought not to have done. The state lacks integrity because it must endorse principles to justify part of what it has done that it must reject to justify the rest. That explanation distinguishes integrity from the perverse consistency of someone who refuses to rescue some prisoners because he cannot save all. If he had saved some, selected arbitrarily, he would not have violated any principle he needs to justify other acts. But a state does act that way when it accepts a Solomonic checkerboard solution; it is inconsistency in principle among the acts of the state personified that integrity condemns."
Law’s Empire
RIP Ronald Dworkin
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oakapples:

(At least I got to enjoy the sunset while I queued.)
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stickyembraces:

The true origins of schools of thought, #3: Critical Theory
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allthingseurope:

Oxford, UK (by Damian_Ward)
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cartoonpolitics:

"Human rights are not only violated by terrorism, repression or assassination, but also by unfair economic structures that create huge inequalities." ~ Pope Francis
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tc-a:

Oceanfront House by SAOTA | TC-A