Thursday, April 21, 2005

Nothing To Do With Justice

Dymphna explains Shar'ia over at the Gates of Vienna - "By the Book":

Shar'ia, Islamic law, is concerned with three ideas: punishment, prevention by example, and retaliation. Rehabilitation is no more a part of the judicial vocabulary than, say, the word "democracy," unless one considers fear of the consequences a type of rehabilitation.

Read on. If you dare.

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