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As long as you accept the consequences, ie., punishment, you are still
participating in the contract.

On 10/16/06, Roger Klinger <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
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> On Mon, 16 Oct 2006 10:14:43 -0700, Benjamin Kulas <[log in to unmask]>
> wrote:
> >  He is correct that in order for a social contract based on
> >the rule of law to function, the participants cannot pick and choose
> which
> >laws to obey.  Nevertheless, law-breaking as a form of protest does not
> >break the contract, so long as the breakers accept the legal consequences
> of
> >their actions.
>
> ...Thereby picking and choosing which laws to obey, thereby breaking the
> contract?  I agree with
> you, but your argument needs strengthening.
>
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Benjamin Kulas





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