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May 20, 2016 – The Eye Opener

The Eye Opener
Friday, May 20, 2016

Our lives today are a series of compromises. Legislators enact laws which are compromises to both contending factions. Juries bring in verdicts which they don’t even profess to be in accordance with the law and the evidence and excuse their verdicts on the grounds that it was a necessary compromise. Even the religions of the day are frequently adjusting their codes of do’s and don’t’s in order to effect a compromise with their more liberal elements. Our national and international relations are based upon political expediency rather than sound political principles of justice.

Where moral principles are involved, there is no such thing as compromise – it must be either morally right or morally wrong.

Hazelden Foundation

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