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It Takes Two Hands To Wash The Face.

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in response to reader comment: Please stop your generalizations and grouping.

Submitted by Seamus MacNemi (United States), Jun 20, 2007 at 06:57

There is a saying amongst all the folk: "One hand washes another and two hands wash the face." The left hand does not fight against the right in service to the mind, why should one man fight against another in service to humanity. There is nothing positive accomplished in constant bickering. Exteremes benefit no one. You cannot get anywhere if you drive off the road into the ditch on either side.

The success of human society depends upon social cooperation and communal responsibility. Where such it lacking you have only chaos. The law serves best when it serves to protect the integrity of the community as well as the individual. The criminal and the miscreant set themselves against the better interests of the community and the individual. Our rights as individuals are a privelege granted by our constitution. They are not a license to incite social classs, religious or ethnic hatreds. They are not a license to incite violent rebellion against the government. Responsible citizens understand this and act accordingly. The enemies of our lives do not.

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