Jury Service – Court of Law.

In the East the symbol of wisdom.


There is a saying which goes something like this:
“ Everyone has the right to their own opinion but no one has the right to not know the truth.”

Considered very carefully this means that to know the truth:


  1. You had to have witnessed the event and also know what was in the minds of those involved.
  2. Were not a witness but know what was in the mind of the perpetrator.

However, bearing in mind that, often, even the perpetrator is unaware of why, at the  precise moment, he or she acted as they did, it is not possible to know the truth.

Now, having carefully considered the above and even added to what I have said, would you serve on a jury in a court of law?


About Ian Gardner

Ian Gardner was born on the 20th February 1934 in Sri Lanka, then Ceylon, and christened Basil Ian Gunewardene. He was born two months prematurely and nearly died five times in his first two months. He moved to Australia in September 1969 where he changed his surname to Gardner. From childhood he had an enquiring mind and an innate interest in the supernatural. Since 1986, nineteen years of meditation, "searching within", reading and revelations have culminated in this free book which has been nine years in the making. Further writings followed and all his writings are available to all on the Internet free of charge. There is more information in the preface of the book.
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One Response to Jury Service – Court of Law.

  1. bert says:

    If i were asked to do so, i wouldn’t try to get out of it. We shouldn’t withdraw from our duties in the society we’re part of. (This also means we shouldn’t feel politics as below our standards.)
    Justice is always about the gray zone. If life would be black or white, a computer could interpret a book of law and act accordingly. Police states, still do so.

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