Equal Justice under the Law – Life, Knowledge Cubed – Part 25

Blog series: “Life, Knowledge Cubed”

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“The Law of Nature and of Nature’s God”

Equal justice under the law is not a decree by man but a statement of the natural state of peace; the laws of nature make no determination between one individual or the other. The tall man and the short woman do not live under different laws of nature. Both are pulled at equal rates with gravity, because the force of gravity makes no determination between mass. The question of authority came into play in the 1600’s with the comparison between the law of nature and the king. If the King is bound by the laws of nature just as his subjects, then the King is not Law, but the Law is King. [Read]

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