The Purpose of a Justice System

1828 WordsJun 16, 20188 Pages
At times, human beings need order. A part of this need for order stems from the desire to live in a peaceful society. To ensure order within a society, the creation and enforcement of rules and laws must be present. The enforcement of laws is the responsibility of a justice system. The purpose of a justice system is to ensure that all individuals receive fair treatment. However, at times justice systems can fail and lead to the oppression of certain individuals. Individuals must either endure the oppression, or choose to seek justice. Although individuals may choose to seek justice to escape the shackles of oppression, the act to seek justice may diminish growth and maturity. In society, the separatist movement in Ukraine is evidence that…show more content…
Furthermore the imposition can lead others to actions based on false pretences. For example, in Animal Farm, the imposition of the beliefs of individuals onto others that can diminish growth and maturity when individuals seek justice is evident through Snowball, Napoleon, Squealer, the porkers, Mr. Frederick, and Old Major. The porkers are a group of pigs on Animal Farm who are not as prominent as Snowball, Napoleon and Squealer, however they are able to read and articulate arguments. Mr. Frederick is the owner of a neighbouring farm to Animal Farm and despises the notion that animals can rule over the world. Old Major is a majestic and wise pig who all the animals on Animal Farm respect. In a similar fashion, the sacred text, The Qur’an, provides evidence of the imposition of the beliefs of individuals onto others. Thus, growth and maturity can diminish when individuals seek justice through rebellion, attainment of absolute power, and imposition of their beliefs onto others. To begin, the act of rebellion by individuals to seek justice can diminish growth and maturity through the lack of understanding for the need to rebel, the mayhem that ensues due to rebellion and the loss of life during rebellion. First, growth and maturity can diminish when individuals seek justice through rebellion evident through the lack of understanding for the need to rebel. For example, in George Orwell’s Animal
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