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The Natural Law that Governs

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Submitted by K. Jerni (United States), Aug 1, 2018 at 02:21

The fallacy in Locke's treatise is that the "Natural Law" that governs man (when man has no Governance of himself) is not 'reason' but the Law of Survival of the fittest. Their is an absolute jurisdiction of the stronger man over the weaker, with the consequence to the weaker being his very existence. Weakness in strength, intelligence, even ferocity. Submit or perish.

So we banded together to protect ourselves from the stronger prey animals...and then started to govern ourselves to strengthen the bond of our family unit, tribe, band, Town, State, Nation. The bond being the Laws and Customs of our heritage and experiences. The Societies that forgot those things became weak...and perished.

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