Concepts Of Justice In Society

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Justice isn 't quite the knight in shinning armor that it pretends to be. It is a very abstruse idea that will changes form with its wielder and protect the ideas it that correlate with it. A central idea of justice is that it seems to adhere to the morals, values, and beliefs of the people at the time. As the people 's ideas change justice slowly changes along with them. Justice 's core values can shift quickly if the ideas of the leaders choose to take a different route than the current mainstream beliefs. A reason for the leaders to change the people 's ideas of justice is that it can be used to motivate others. Although justice in the modern day is seen as protecting the weak, justice is actually a manifestation of the morals of the people …show more content…
Adolf Hitler once said, “I do not see why man should not be just as cruel as nature”. This is an example of his sense of justice. He believed that humans were just in being as cruel as nature. So as a leader of a party, Adolf Hitler spread this idea and people accepted it. Hitler was able to change his party member 's idea of justice by altering their moral values. Cruelness became more accepted by the people of Germany because Adolf Hitler pushed his interpretation of justice on his citizens. The proof of the situation can be seen in some of the acts that took place during WWII with the Germans killing over six million Jews during the Holocaust. That could not have been done under the same justice that we hold in the modern era. Citizens of Germany were indoctrinated towards a different interpretation of justice, but it was still justice none the less, even if it is a different interpretation then what the rest of the world deems just. It is the reflection of the beliefs of the time that they were just in killing those people and many other civilizations held very different ideals so the way they viewed each others sense of justice would be very …show more content…
Justice became freedom and the citizen 's right to protect that freedom. The founding fathers stated, “ We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defence, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America ”(The Preamble). The founding fathers shaped this sense of justice because that is what they craved the most coming from England. The citizens of America, then clung to the idea that they would be free or dead. The reason Americans adopted this ideology is the founding fathers laid out the groundwork of values for the common people to follow to form the most ideal country imaginable. Had they chosen another point of view the American sense of justice would be much different then what it is today. Justice has changed throughout history to adapt to every different country 's

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