Justice vs Revenge, Consequence vs Punishment

Justice vs Revenge, Consequence vs Punishment

Mentatul Monthly Focus
June 2019 Edition
– Action, reaction and consequence-based education –

In my life as a human, husband and father, I was often confronted with the four words above. So I decided to highlight them all at once and see what shows up.

We’ll start with the differences. “Revenge is, by nature, personal; justice is impersonal, impartial, and both a social and legal phenomenon” and “Revenge is predominantly emotional; justice primarily rational”.

The difference between consequences and punishment is extremely important when it comes to child education.

This article will go through:

1. Don’t Confuse Revenge With Justice: Five Key Differences
2. Punishments vs. Consequences: Which Are You Using? (child education)
3. Truths About Consequences (child education)
4. Punishment (definition)
5. Retributive justice (definition)