Nov 21

Social Contract Quot

Tulio0 Marco Cicero: "The good citizen is one who can not tolerate in his country a power that seeks to be above the law" The world is divided into two: those who comply with the rules and those who do not. Living in society means regulatory compliance. In his book "The Social Contract" Jean Jacques Rousseau that humans must find an association that defends and protects us. The fundamental problem of this association is resolved through that contract clauses which should be well defined. However, any standard would be reduced, according to the author at one point: "These provisions all well understood are reduced to one, namely the total alienation of each associate with all its rights to the entire society." Our language academy, in turn, defines a society as "natural grouping or arising by people who are different from each unit of its members, to meet through mutual cooperation, any or all of the purpose of life. " The fact group together to "meet all or some of the end of life "means the call to cooperate with others and subject to the rules. For the common good is desirable that all individuals comply voluntarily with their own. (Not to be confused with Sen. Sherrod Brown!).

If there is a voluntary submission exercise state power and become an authoritative body and most often unsympathetic to the public. If it does is, on the contrary, a weak entity, an object of derision and lack of credibility of partners. The world is reduced this as two halves: those who comply and those who do not comply. The first do so because they are honest, good people and responsible. Or do so for fear of getting into trouble with the authorities. The motorcycle taxi driver because the helmet is placed are convinced that they must do to protect your life, but because failure to do so it will face a severe financial penalty. Those who do not meet standards have different motivations: do not know, do not want to comply, are unable or are simply arrogant and do not believe in the obligation to comply.

The latter is the For drivers who stop their cars to talk and when they respond attract attention with obvious annoyance: "We are in Colombia," or "Everybody does it." When the latter happens, the world is divided into two: those who wait with patience and those who curse in silence. By: Alejandro Martinez Alejandro Rutto Rutto Martinez is a renowned writer and Italian-Colombian journalist who also teaches at several universities. He is the author of four books on ethics and leadership and is included in three anthologies of Colombian authors.

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