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The Immodest Lady Wrestler

Eye for and Eye principle

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Several ANE cultures called for bodily mutilation for certain crimes.[1] For example, the Laws of Hammurabi prescribe one person’s tongue cut out for denying his or her adoptive parents were indeed his or her parents. In another case, if a child struck his father the child’s hand would be cut off.[2] Yet in Israel even the “eye for an eye” references in the Old Testament are not to be taken literally, but figuratively for justice should fit the crime.[3] Read the rest of this entry »

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