Benjamin Moser Quote

There is no right to punish. There is only the power to punish,' she wrote. 'A man is punished for his crime because the State is stronger than he; the great crime of War is not punished because beyond the individual there is mankind, and beyond mankind there is nothing at all.


Why This World: A Biography of Clarice Lispector (ed. Oxford University Press, 2009) - ISBN: 9780199743926

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There is no right to punish. There is only the power to punish,' she wrote. 'A man is punished for his crime because the State is stronger than he;...

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There is no right to punish. There is only the power to punish,' she wrote. 'A man is punished for his crime because the State is stronger than he;...

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There is no right to punish. There is only the power to punish,' she wrote. 'A man is punished for his crime because the State is stronger than he;...

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There is no right to punish. There is only the power to punish,' she wrote. 'A man is punished for his crime because the State is stronger than he;...