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Again, ‘to do a thing’ has more than one meaning. In a certain sense a murder is done by the inanimate instrument, or by the murderer's hand, or by a slave acting under orders. But though these do what is unjust, they cannot be said to act unjustly.1

1 It is not clear whether this is meant to apply, in certain circumstances, to the distributor, or to the receiver, or to both.

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