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The Concept of Natural Law

Summary: Natural law is the idea that humans possess an innate free will restricted by society through laws dealing with human interaction. Ideal governments protect natural law so ensure free will and liberty.
As John Locke defined it, "The state of Nature has a law of Nature to govern it, which obliges every one, and reason, which is that law, teaches all mankind who will but consult it, that being all equal and independent, no one ought to harm another in his life, health, liberty or possessions." "The natural liberty of man is to be free from any superior power on earth, and not to be under the will or legislative authority of man, but to have only the law of Nature for his rule." All governments were created to protect natural law, the law which by humans live by. This law by nature is the most important value in people and how they precede in their lives. Natural law lets us carry out our lives in a self determined way. For it was given to us since the beginning and...

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