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Rather, the issue is that the use of the term social justice, like the use of impiety in Socrates's time, entails either applying coercive mechanisms to enforce one view over another or endorsing punishment for incorrect behaviors or outcomes.
* tendency toward impiety (asebeia), that is, the abuse of rituals,
Without this if a person forcefully adopts the practice of child marriage, it demonstrates his ignorance, immorality and his impiety.
By JAMES CHISEM HTSA Correspondent THE ancient Greek philosopher Socrates famously suggested at his trial for impiety that "the unexamined life is not worth living."
Holocaust Impiety in Jewish American Literature: Memory, Identity (Post-)Postmodernism
Without a system of accountability, she said, virtue could easily degenerate into impiety, adding that UN member states were equal so long as they afford equal opportunity to each other.
But there's not a word of mention of the 149 people this man murdered - this is ignorance and impiety."
The symbolism is clear and significant if reference is made to the three dramatic impiety trials in Athens in 400 / 399 BC--the trials of Socrates, Andocides and Nicomachus.
But when he goes on to claim that, "The text we inherit is sprung like a trap for pieties of every kind, including the piety of a principled impiety," he may have a fight on his hands.
Yes, of course Iraq added a new excuse, a new pretext, to a list of Islamist extremist grievances that range from the way women dress and behave to the rights of gay people (including the right to live, in Daesh territory) and the impiety of laughter and music.
If the penalty of expressing unsayable expressions or libellous expressions against other individuals was a fine of five hundred drachmae, the punishment of expressing impiety was death.
Thus the "cultivated garden is (1) an attempt to stay in touch with nature, (2) an expression of an expanded consciousness, and (3) a sign of one's ability and means to afford and create such a sanctuary" (4) The clear goodness of (1) and (2), above, are erased in the impiety of (3).