Where Do Our Ideas of Justice and Injustice Originate?

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Where Do Our Ideas Of Justice And Injustice Originate? Persuasive Essay Hook/Introduction: According to our subject material it is stated that the idea of justice and injustice was derived from the ancient King, Hammurabi. We often see at courthouse a statue named Lady Justice. The history has different references about emergence of these ideas. Back to ancient Greek and Roman mythology, it is believed that the idea of social justice and injustice came from there ancient norms and values. We in this document are constrained to evaluate that where from these ideas came from. Our aim in this document is to prove whether laws described in The Code Of Hammurabi are socially justified or uncomfortable for modern societies Thesis Statement: The main point of this persuasive essay is to prove whether the laws codified in The Code of Hammurabi are socially comfortable or not. Definitions of the Injustice: According to Merriam, “Justice is the maintenance or administration of what is just, especially by the impartial adjustment of conflicting claims or the assignment of merited rewards or punishments.” Let us address three specific rules of Hammurabi: 1. If a judge try a case, reach a decision, and present his judgment in writing; if later error shall appear in his decision, and it be through his own fault, then he shall pay twelve times the fine set by him in the case, and he shall be publicly removed from the judge's bench, and never again shall he sit there to render judgement. 2. If any one steals the property of a temple or of the court, he shall be put to death, and also the one who receives the stolen thing from him shall be put to death. 3. If any one steal cattle or sheep, or an ass, or a pig or a goat, if it belong to a god or to the court, the thief shall pay thirty fold therefore; if they belonged to a freed man of the king he

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