Monday, June 27, 2005
"Split rulings on Ten Commandments displays"
Here’s an interesting piece of judicial decision-making. Their justification for allowing the Ten Commandments is that they are a part of our legal history. Does that imply that the displays are just for educational show, and that makes them OK?
I wonder… because over the last few weeks I’ve been wondering what part of “Thou shalt not kill” is so hard to understand.
Oops. Sorry. The actual text of the Ten Commandments reads, "Thou shalt not do murder." Which gets us into a thorny philosophical debate that I'd be happy to participate in if anyone wants to get things started; i.e., what's the difference between murder and plain old killing.
Posted by andi at 11:21 AM