July 27, 2011

Move On From Casey Anthony Trial

James Kirk Wall, Chicago Tribune

We need to have faith that our justice system will provide the proper verdict to the guilty. We need to have faith that jurors will not reasonably consider an accident as cause for a taped and bagged dead body. We need to have faith that when our justice system fails, adjustments will be made to prevent the same failures from happening again in the future.

There is no heaven or hell waiting for Casey Anthony. We cannot trust in fantasies to appease our fear of death nor eternal damnation meant to scare us into believing in falsehoods to provide justice. We cannot trust in a magical karma counter to uphold righteousness. As a society, we need to do everything we can to make sure that justice is served in this lifetime.

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