Double standards suck, and yet they’re everywhere. In the legal system, people wearing a badge and a funny hat can literally get away with murder.
Injustice runs rampant. But the worst part is that most people I talk to don’t seem to recognize these moral double standards. They think it’s okay. They think it’s the exception. It isn’t. It’s literally the rule of law.
EXAMPLES OF DOUBLE STANDARDS
You and I can’t legally get away with theft, but a government agent can. They euphemistically call it taxation. Double standards.
When a criminal breaks into a home, ties up the wife, and kills the husband, they go to jail. When a police officer breaks into a home, ties up the wife, and kills the husband, they get a paid vacation. Double standards!
These aren’t just singular cases of police brutality, such double standards are endemic to the system itself. Why? Because a territorial monopoly on the legal use of force is immoral. It’s wrong. It leads to great injustice going unpunished.
So pass this picture around, show your friends that the double standards resulting from having a badge and wearing some cotton are not okay. Evil is NOT necessary.
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