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The Sri Chinmoy Library
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Justice-light and satisfaction-delight
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. Published on srichinmoylibrary.com with the permission of Sri Chinmoy. This is the 296th book written by Sri Chinmoy after he came to the West in 1964.
Table of Contents
Question: Does the Supreme have a preferred set of laws for each society, which it is our duty to try to discover?
Question: Does the idea of having to follow a precedent help the law to serve mankind or hinder the law?
Question: When people suffer misfortune, sometimes they seek compensation through the law. Does this interfere with the working of karma?
Question: Is it right for a lawyer to accept a case in which the client is definitely guilty and then try to save the client from going to jail?
Question: Is God's Law always the same as His Compassion?
Question: When someone is convicted under the law and is punished, does this reduce the amount of suffering he will have to do to work out his karma?
Question: How can you best distinguish between morality and the Supreme's Will under the law in a given situation?
Question: Does the Supreme feel that capital punishment is cruel and unusual punishment?
Question: How may we tell a good law from a bad law?
Question: In every law case, is there always a right side and a wrong side, or sometimes is neither side right or wrong?
Question: How can man's law best be used as an instrument of God's Justice?
Question: Was there ever a time when the Cosmic Law was the same as the human law?
Question: What does the Supreme do if a country enacts a law that is against His Will?
Question: Is there any way of punishing criminals that is more effective than putting them into jail so that they won't repeat their crimes?
Question: What are God's Laws like in Heaven?
Question: Should a seeker use his compassion-power rather than his justice-power?
Question: If a judge believes that an innocent person is guilty and sentences him to death, does the judge suffer?
Question: Is man's conscience more important than the outer law?
Question: What happens to the soul of a person who is executed but was innocent?
Question: Does a person have the right to ask to be killed?
Question: Does the personal Supreme ever intercede on a person's behalf during a trial?
Question: When a case in question gets all the way to the Supreme Court, how can the few judges who have to make the decision bring some spirituality into the case?
Question: Are there laws which hinder a country's progress?
Question: How can our legal system embody spiritual principles?
Question: From the spiritual point of view, when is a person justified in disobeying the law?
Question: Has any one nation developed a legal system that is superior to others?
Question: Who is the greatest lawgiver?
Question: If we are ever members of a jury, how should we best judge whether a person is innocent or guilty?
Question: When children reach adolescence, should they still follow their parents' "law"?
Question: How did the Supreme feel about John Adams when he defended the English captain who fired on Boston citizens during the Boston Tea Parry?
Question: Is there one main reason why people usually break the law?
Question: What is your feeling about the jury system?
Question: What did our founding fathers invoke when they wrote the Constitution?
Question: Is it important to obey all the laws of the country in which we live, including traffic laws?
Question: Are there certain spiritual guidelines which an average lawyer or lawmaker could use to make proper earthly law?
Question: How can lawyers as a whole become more spiritual?
Question: What should we feel about the laws in this country that limit the things that certain people may do?
Editor's preface to the first edition
Question: Does the Supreme have a preferred set of laws for each society, which it is our duty to try to discover? ›
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