let he that is without sin cast the first stone

let he that is without sin cast the first stone

proverb We do not have the right to pass self-righteous judgment on others, as everyone among us has faults that would open us up to similar judgment or criticism. A paraphrase of a quote from Jesus in the Bible (John 8:7): "He that is without sin among you, let him first cast a stone." People love to vilify these celebrities the moment they do or say something wrong. But let he that is without sin cast the first stone, that's what I say. You go on and on about how our company harms the environment, yet you gobble up every new piece of technology you can get your hands on. Let he that is without sin cast the first stone, don't you think?
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