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:
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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