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  • Objects In The Universe
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    The rules of nature are rules that cannot be broken, they are static and will always be there. The rules of nature are so great that even giants like the sun and the moon must follow them. The earth itself must spin around the sun and the forces of gravity are so great that not even an object of such mass can bend them. As humans we must follow these rules or else we will perish. We must understand that our flesh and bones are not and if our flesh and bones are to come in contact with an object ...
  • Locke's Second Treatise On Civil Government
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    Locke's Ideas and the Parallels in Lord of the Flies In studying the ideological government established by John Locke's Second Treatise on Civil Government (1689), a distinct parallel can be drawn to the contemporary film by Golding, Lord of the Flies. Each piece concentrates on man's struggle with power and his own interpretation of a workable and viable system of rules and codes of conduct. In order to adequately comprehend the nature of similarity between these two works it is necessary to ha...
  • Social And Natural Sources Of Observed Properties
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    p roach to understanding the properties of persons (their traits, desires, abilities, interests) which is not only very popular and historically important, but also intuitively plausible. It begins with a division of human properties into three categories. Natural properties are those persons have in virtue of being members of a natural kind, and they originate in the structures definitive of the species. Other properties are unnatural, in that they result from abnormal structures. And some prop...
  • Sepulveda And Las Casas
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    Juan Gin " es de Sepulveda, Bartolom'e de las Casas, and Francisco de Vitoria arguments pertaining to the settlement and colonization of the native people of America, while presented indifferent manors, are all the same. All three Spaniards believed that the barbarians had to accept the rule of the Spanish because the Spanish were mentally superior, and divine and natural laws gave the Spanish the right to conquer and enslave the native people of America. The foundation for Spanish conquests was...
  • Aristotle Believes Citizens
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    The Wise Ruling the Unwise: Seeking the Consent of the Masses The most difficult thing for a regime to achieve is that of acquiring the best ruler, with the consent of the ruled. Aristotle acknowledges this in his works The Politics, and Caius Marci us Coriolanus faces this difficult task in the Shakespeare play The Tragedy of Coriolanus. We even see this same difficult task arise in contemporary politics, as the masses are wooed one way or the other with sound bites, and talk show appearances, ...
  • Rylands V Fletcher Case Non Natural Use Requirement
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    If the rules in Rylands vs. Fletcher are to be used in the way Blackburn J in tented, should the 'non-natural' use requirement be clearly defined or abandoned? The principles of tort demonstrate that generally it must be shown that a wrongful act was committed intentionally or negligently. The rule in Rylands V Fletcher falls within the doctrine of strict liability, removing the need for fault. For one to justify strict liability there is a need to identify its aims. Case law identifies a turbul...
  • One Part Rules And The Other
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    For Aristotle the human is "by nature' destined to live in a political association. Yet not all who live in the political association are citizens, and not all citizens are given equal share in the power of association. The idea of Polity is that all citizens should take short turns at ruling (VII, 1332 b 17-27). It is an inclusive form of government: everyone has a share of political power. Aristotle argues that citizen are those who are able to participate in the deliberative and judicial area...

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