A person may cause evil to others not only by his actions but by his inaction, and in either case he is justly accountable to them for the injury.
Not only will you be held accountable for the things you do, but you will be held responsible for the very thoughts you think.
Black women’s feelings of responsibility for nurturing the children in their own extended family networks have stimulated a more generalized ethic of care where black women feel accountable to all the black community’s children.
The individual is not accountable to society for his actions in so far as these concern the interests of no person but himself.
I ask the rights to pursue happiness by having a voice in that government to which I am accountable.
Judges wear legal professionalism and precedent as a mantel that secures legitimacy for their decisions. It’s how they distinguish themselves from politicians or administrative agencies, while wielding power that is sometimes much greater than those democratically accountable actors.
If evil is inevitable, how are the wicked accountable? Nay, why do we call men wicked at all? Evil is inevitable, but is also remediable.
Can postmodernism hold the perpetrators of genocide accountable?
I’m not saying that President Obama should be exempt from criticism, nor do I believe it is some act of racial treason for a black person to hold our president accountable for his actions.