Monday, March 8th, 2021

Element of The Day
Law

The Building Blocks of Consent
Whereas Tribe is held together by Love, once community exceeds the ability to be guided by Love, then Laws take Love’s place. The aim of law is to produce Consent. The aim of Consent is to produce Egalitarianism. Law, however, is a blunt tool. It is impossible to craft laws that perfectly balance all difference in values and desires. This requires a recognition of the tension between Justice and Mercy.