Tag Archive: groups

May 05 2017

The Right to Leave a Group

It seems an intuitive truth that we have the right to leave a group that we have voluntarily joined. Even though that right exists, it is not absolute and it’s also true that the right to leave may be diluted by contractual obligations we have entered into. Time frames are a key factor. In the …

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Jul 04 2016

We Are All Born Free

We are born free and sovereign over our individual lives and rights. We often decide to join with others in a group and in that process we may grant some degree of our sovereign power to the group in the name of better securing our lives and our rights. If life is to be considered …

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Mar 16 2016

Power is a Magnet to Bad Ethics

We know that collective power corrupts. Collective power is the power of a group acting together and it usually exceeds the capability of any individual acting by themselves. This makes it seductive to those with weak or bad ethics because it gives them an opportunity to sway the direction of the group in their benefit. …

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Aug 10 2012

Ethics Leads to Government

Ethics is the consideration of what is the right action to take. Ethics must begin with the primary consideration of self, but then rapidly expands outward to include others and groups of others. The primary consideration is for survival, and then moves outward to sustaining survival and then to enhancing survival. Apply this simple description …

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