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Unformatted text preview: that the mandate of the people created government, and that political power comes from the people. The rule of law holds that if our relationships with each other and with the state are governed by a set of rules, rather than by a group of individuals. We are less likely to fall victim to authoritarian rule. By precluding both the individual and the state from transcending the supreme law of the land, the rule of law calls for both individuals and the government to submit to the law's supremacy. Tolerance comes from liberty. There are two fundamental tenants of Liberty that are rarely, if ever, referenced; freedom requires responsibility for ones choices and we must be tolerant of others freedom's if any hope to keep out own. The tolerance is commendable pillar of the constitution, and it is the foundation to provide nowadays as the free country....
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This note was uploaded on 09/23/2011 for the course POLI SCIEN 84232 taught by Professor Coaty during the Spring '11 term at Coastline Community College.
- Spring '11