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Issue 17 - Issue 17 There are two types of laws: just and...

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Issue 17 There are two types of laws: just and unjust. Every individual in a society has a responsibility to obey just laws and, even more importantly, to disobey and resist unjust laws. There lie just laws and unjust laws in this world, as the author asserts. It seems too simple to state one should obey just laws and has more responsibility to disobey and resist unjust laws. As the matter of fact, it would be more complicated and comprehensive in many circumstances. In my opinion, I fundamentally disagree with what the author asserts. To begin with, just and unjust are two relative words, which should depend on the concrete environment and the interest of the speaker. Any class of the society would like the laws to conform to their interests, the laws which damage their interests will be abandoned. As to any period or to any cases the level of just or unjust is not fixed. Let me take a simple example to illustrate the point. Abortion--- we often heard of the controversy of the topic. In the western country and the US, the majority
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This note was uploaded on 05/10/2008 for the course PFG 103 taught by Professor Xdf&ets during the Spring '08 term at Alabama.

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