“When ignorance reigns in society and disorder in the minds of men, laws are multiplied, legislation is expected to do everything, and each fresh law being a fresh miscalculation, men are continually led to demand form it what can proceed only from themselves, from their own education and their own morality.” It is no revolutionist who says this, nor even a reformer. It is the jurist, Dalloy, author of the Collection of French law known as “Repertoire de la Legislation.” And yet, though these lines were written by a man who was himself a maker and admirer of law, they perfectly represent the abnormal condition of our society.
Greek member the neo-Nazi party, Golden Dawn, Elias Kasidiaris, attacks two leftwing politicians during a broadcast debate. Kasidiaris throws a glass of water against Rena Dourou (member of the left-wing party, Syriza) then repeatedly strikes Liana Kanelli from the communist KKE party. The incident happened after Dourou brought up Kasidiaris’s alleged involvement in an armed robbery in 2007.