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10 July 2012

Ten Commandments, in Law

By Diana Hsieh

Christians often claim that the Ten Commandments are the basis of our legal system -- as if without the Hebrew Bible, no one ever would have known that murder, theft, and perjury were wrong. Oh, and let's just forget the commandments that Christians ignore, such as keeping the sabbath and the prohibition on graven images.

Hence, I loved this humorous take on a legal system truly based on the Ten Commandments:



(Alas, I don't know the cartoonist. I searched, but I couldn't find the original.)

Update: Thanks to Robert, the author is Dana Claire Simpson of InkAndWhiteSpace.com.

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