Re: This = That

Subject: Re: This = That
From: Beverly Parks <bparks -at- HUACHUCA-EMH1 -dot- ARMY -dot- MIL>
Date: Tue, 31 Jan 1995 11:34:02 MST

> One can be found not guilty whether or not one is innocent.
One can also be found -guilty- whether or not one is innocent.
So innocence is a pure condition--one is either innocent or not
innocent. No one can change that. Guilt, on the other hand, is
another human being's judgment and, therefore, subject to change
without notice!

Now it's starting to sound more like a philosophy discussion.
Thanks for the comments.


> Perhaps if one is found innocent, there is no indictment.

> jb
> =========================================
> If one is presumed innocent until proven guilty, and then in
> trial found to be not guilty, doesn't that make "not guilty"
> equal to "innocent"? At what point did the person's status
> change from "presumed innocent" to "not guilty." Why is there a
> distinction?

> =*= Beverly Parks =*= bparks -at- huachuca-emh1 -dot- army -dot- mil =*=
> =*= "Unless otherwise stated, all comments are my own. =*=
> =*= I am not representing my employer in any way." =*=

> (...)
> > I'm seeing the terms energy/electricity used interchangeably in many
> > publications lately. Is this a trend? It's as annoying to me as
> > publications that write as if liberal = Democrat, conservative =
> > Republican, Internet = information superhighway, and found not
> > guilty = found innocent.

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