Dennis Prager explains the difference between “social justice” and just plain justice.
Here is an example that might help. Justice would require that George Zimmerman be acquitted for killing Treyvon Martin since it was obviously self defense. Actually Zimmerman shouldn’t have been charged at all. Social justice demands that Zimmerman be punished for all the racial iniquities in America. As Prager explained, social justice has very little to do with justice of any sort and everything to do with the Left’s political agenda.
- I’d have a lot more respect (compared to what I have now) for the Social Justice crowd if they… (basedheisenberg.tumblr.com)
- The Trayvon Martin Case; Update 31.4: Justice v. Social Justice (boricuafudd.wordpress.com)