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Two wrongs do not make a right

This page is about the saying "Two wrongs do not make a right"

Possible interpretation:
If somebody does something bad to you, it will not make things ok if you do something bad to them in return.

wrong (noun): an injustice; an unjust or immoral action
right (noun): justice; something that is just or moral

Quick Quiz:

If "two wrongs do not make a right", we should counter one injustice with

a. another injustice

b. two more injustices

c. justice

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Contributor: Josef Essberger