Friday, May 18, 2012
The first stage in the evolution
of law is personal revenge:
this law has never found its end!
The primitive says:
“I will repay…” thus,
making everyman his own executer!
So the lion takes vengeance
as he is strong enough to take.
The law of retaliation—:
The Roman law
The Code of Hammurabi
The Mosaic Law (an eye for an eye)
It all lurks behind much of today’s laws!
And who wins?
We are all in, the first stage of