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Unformatted text preview: Limited Government-what are the powers of the limited govt?-how much power does the majority have?-Limited by the obligation to respect and enforce the fundamental natural rights of the people o Unalienable rights-Can the govt tax the majority? o In essence, taking the property of the people-Can the majority vote to go to war? o Decide on military conscription Taxation-necessary to tax in order to upkeep the society and govt o maintenance-138 the supreme power cannot take from any amn any part of his property without his own consent o Govt was first established to protect mans property...
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course MORAL REAS 22 taught by Professor Sandel during the Fall '05 term at Harvard.
- Fall '05