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Theorists argue that a completely unjust rule lacks the morals content to render it a legal rule, and we are not oblige to obey such a rule. To take this approach is a recipe for anarchy." Discuss.
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"We are told that we all have an obligation to obey the laws, yet natural law Theorists argue that a completely unjust rule lacks the morals content to render it a legal rule, and we are not oblige to obey such a rule. To take this approach is a recipe for anarchy."
Just imagine for one second a world without any laws. Whether society could have been existed without law? Words like slavery, domination by the strongest over the weak and all the types of violations of the human rights would have been used in that imagination world. It would have been a chaos. If we want to live peacefully in a particular society we have an obligation to obey the laws. The obligation to obey the laws implies that the reason to do what is required by law is the very fact that is so required. Yet M.B.E Smith states, "that there is no prima facie obligation to obey the law. According to naturals laws theory, law is a label that has been applied combining altogether to theories of ethics, theories of politics, theories of civil laws, and theories
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