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Could we live | without laws?

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Yes - we should all be free to do what we like, with no rules or restrictions.

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Almost completely - we should have far fewer laws and no central government at all.

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I think we should still have laws and a government, but we should get more say in how our country is run.

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No - it would be impossible to have a fair and safe society without laws and people to govern us.

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  • pols
    Anarchy would be very hard to maintain as it relies on the idea that people are fundamentally good
    12 May 2019
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  • 17gc3966
    People commit crimes due to their circumstances, making something illegal isn't going to stop someone from doing something (War on Drugs)
    16 Oct 2018
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  • jonjoeflynn
    A society is dependent of laws to ensure we live in an a orderly society whereby people understand restrictions to enable their own freedom.
    16 Oct 2018
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  • saskia
    Laws can be unfair/unjust but you can't just trust that people will do the 'right' thing if there are no repercussions for their actions.
    15 Oct 2018
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  • kira
    In this day and age laws are essential to the successful running of society. Without laws to maintain order society would fail to function.
    15 Oct 2018
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  • marcobhakar
    Laws are a pivotal to society as they ensure the safety and order. Laws can face ire so people should be consulted towards their existence.
    15 Oct 2018
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  • gemma
    Laws are essential for social order and a peaceful society. Human nature would result in a community based utopia failing over time.
    15 Oct 2018
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  • corey smith
    Laws are important to how a society functions, but as minimal state intervention as (safe as) possible is the ideal solution.
    14 Oct 2018
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  • joe1
    Laws provide safety and order in society. Therefore they are essential for peace and justice in the world.
    14 Oct 2018
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  • ryanfranktinez
    I think laws are vital in society as if there were no laws there would be no order. However, i believe there should be less laws.
    14 Oct 2018
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  • gsims
    I think that society requires laws to keep social order. however, I believe that people should have more of an say in the laws that are made
    14 Oct 2018
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  • alexk
    Though it's essential to impose particular laws in society,there are still people commiting crimes, so do laws really eliminate any danger?
    11 Sep 2018
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  • db04949
    We need laws to protect people and property but some laws discriminate so we should have more say.
    29 Aug 2018
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  • nat h
    For instance, let's say a person had been killed, and the criminal remained unpunished, there would be no justice for the victim's family.
    29 Apr 2018
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  • nat h
    The world would anarchical and no one would feel safe. Many people would commit crimes and they wouldn't have the punishment they deserved.
    29 Apr 2018
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  • minecraftbob
    We need basic laws to protect people but we should get more say in what the other laws say otherwise we have hardly any power at all.
    6 Nov 2017
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  • rainbowqueen
    I don't think society would work if we didn't have laws but it's difficult because lots of laws in other countries are unfair and unjust.
    2 Nov 2017
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