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Civilized Society vs Barbaric Society

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Submitted by Krista (Canada), Jun 11, 2008 at 12:52

Criminals, in a civilized society, are hopefully caught, charged and punished for their crimes. Our Judicial systems are based on campassion and justice.

What defines a "criminal" in our world is different than how they are defined in the barbaric society. In a barbaric society, women are considered half a human being who will be put on trial and murdered for being raped by her uncle.

For us, men and women are equal and children are the most precious gift to our world.

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