Unitive Justice

  Lovingkindness in action. 

Creating a Unitive System 

We can understand a unitive system from various perspectives, one of which is to consider the Arcs to Unitive Justice listed below. The Arcs provide a guide for going from a punitive system to a unitive system. This list is not definitive, but the following twelve are a good starting point for envisioning the journey to a new understanding of institutional design. 


1. From Rules to Values

2. From Hierarchy to Inclusion

3. From Episode to Context

4. From Judgment to Insight

5. From Punishment to Mutually Beneficial Action

6. Guiding Moral Principle: From Proportional Revenge to Lovingkindness

7. From Control to Co-Creativity

8. From Distrust to Trust 

9. From Deception to Honesty

10. From Self-Interest to Community

11.  From Adversarial to Synergistic

12. Worldview: From Duality to Unity