The Search for Justice
The performance will examine issues of social, political and religious justice. Can justice be defined, or is it just and abstract concept? What is Truth? How do leaders both political and religious use language to motivate people? Is violent action ever justified when all else fails? Is there such a thing as a just as opposed to unjust war?
Included in this piece are the words of the Abolitionist Editor William Lloyd Garrison, John Brown's explanation of why he resorted to violence, and the words that remade America - Lincoln's oration at Gettysburg. Also included are the works of Thomas Hardy and other writers and comments on war and religion.