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I don't know if it is just my teenage angst to fly the coop and conquer the world, but I really think all the world's problems are solvable. It boggles my mind how people are content to let things be and let the status quo survive even when they know the consequences they would rather delegate the task to someone than take action themselves. I can't help but think that the subject of law is a moot point because laws can change; when the people change their views, the laws will change to fit it, I think. So, in theory, I think, one could break the law to create a forest garden and then petition the public and courts to start tipping the iceberg.

I don't know; honestly, I just want to rock the boat and flip shit. Anyone feel like this? Maybe if enough people voiced what they felt about modern day problems and took action in a constructive manner things could get done and we'd be where we want to be sooner. Frankly, I am bad with formalities.
 
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Nah, your defiantly not alone.

I am bound to reflect on Rousseau's assertion that in just governance the community comes together out of a mutual benefit in which rather than the individual loosing rights they gain an ability to exercise the fullness of their rights to their greatest expression. This is where the judicial system, the right to jury trial, and jurisprudence should come in for it allows direct intervention of the people to essentially author and manifest law and legal president in an immediate and meaningful way when the legislature is unwilling or unable to function properly. It how each individual may have a direct impact on the law personally rather than through representation.

I'd rather be talking about other things but right now law and political philosophy is way way way the only thing on my mind. So I'll post here.
 
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I will add and it should go without saying

Strong founding documents with clear intent and respect for the nature of the social contact as well as a firm grasp of the law being retained by the citizenry are necessary for such an orderly transformation of law to occur
 
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