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rules are not made to be broken

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Submitted by ram (India), Jan 10, 2011 at 06:51

You cannot have such a stringent outlook to the topic. This is a sensitive issue and should be handled accordingly. Rules that are oppressive or written to specifically restrict human ability should be challenged. But breaking rules only means that the entire world would be pushed into anarchy. Rules are put in place for a reason. They are meant to be followed, so that our life is simpler and issues clearer.

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