[Food for Thought] Getting Away With Crime?
Posted by Versatile
8-21-09: Initial release.
OJ Simpson. He was one of history’s greatest football players, only to hit his downfall with the 1995 trial where it was speculated he had murdered wife Nicole Simpson and her friend Ronald Goldman. Now I don’t want to get into the details of this trial, but the bottom line of the story is that OJ Simpson was acquitted or murder, meaning that he was pronounced innocent. The problem is so many people (and probably himself) know he was guilty, but thanks to a damn good lawyer he got way with what many believed to be murder.
In late 2006, OJ Simpson released a book titled “If I Did It”. The book which is supposed to be a first-person fictional account of the murder had he actually committed it was withdrawn by the publisher before it release, only to be released later by the Goldman family. I got a chance to read this book months ago, and I can say it was gripping.
Sure, it was marketed as “fiction”, but c’mon, we all know it is OJ Simpson’s own way of dealing with himself and the crime he probably did commit.
Where am I going with this?
Posted in Life
Tags: Cheating, Crime, Human Emotion, Lying, Stealing, Story