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Hierarchical relationship of Sharia and Criminal Justice

Reader comment on item: [Paul H. Robinson:] U Penn Prof for Shari'a

Submitted by Ralph C. Whaley MD (United States), Jul 26, 2004 at 12:38

Religion and Justice in Reason are contradictory. Justice means getting what you deserve; that is, what you have earned by your own thoughts and actions. Reality is the standard. Religion is based on a mystical view of a supernatural realm. It necessarily apeals to force to promote its views. When a government is based on religion there is no room for justice.

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