Do You Have an Obligation to Obey the Law? – Prof. Michael Huemer, Ph.D.

by | Sep 27, 2021

… bureaucratic opportunists and unprincipled technicians and would-be technicians find it difficult to engage in any sort of reasoned argument. Argument means principle, and principle is precisely what opportunists are always weak on. … What bureaucrats and power elites always want is for the opposition to shut up and go away, to obey orders, to accept their assigned tasks.

Murray N. Rothbard
Libertarian Forum v. 2, p. 970

Michael Huemer is a professor of philosophy at the University of Colorado. He is the author of more than seventy academic articles in epistemology, ethics, metaethics, metaphysics, and political philosophy, as well as seven books.

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