Sunday, July 20, 2014

I DON'T KNOW HOW YOU FEEL ABOUT IT

but in today's SS there was an article about a sheriff's deputy that made so really poor choices in helping a local ponzi schemer abuse other peoples civil liberties.

Hundreds of pages of support for his previous and otherwise good deeds were submitted prior to sentencing. One person wrote in part, "_____has done too many good things in his life for him to be treated as just some common criminal." Really?

My reaction was swift: good deeds do not neutralize bad deeds; good judgment does not neutralize bad judgment, etc.

Our challenge as people is to be consistently good, filling our pride bank every day—not just most days. Those who slip up in unconscionable ways, need to be punished to the full extent of the law, simply to preserve the law.

Most of the time is not good enough. In some areas perfection is overrated. In terms of being honorable, perfection is what we all need to achieve.

Bye for Now,

bill

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