The most dangerous area where our laws are not being faithfully executed are the laws designed to protect Americans against the millions of aliens who enter our country illegally every year.
All laws are an attempt to domesticate the natural ferocity of the species.
You’re basing your laws and your whole outlook on natural life on mythology. It won’t work. That’s why you have all these problems in the world. Name them: India, Pakistan, Ireland. Name them-all these problems. They’re all religious problems.
The shallow consider liberty a release from all law, from every constraint. The wise man sees in it, on the contrary, the potent Law of Laws.
All moral laws are merely statements that certain kinds of actions will have good effects.
Content zips around the Internet thanks to code – programming code. And code is subject to intellectual property laws.
Well of course there’s been a great deal of progress over the last 40 years. We don’t have laws that segregate black people within the society any longer.
Good people do not need laws to tell them to act responsibly, while bad people will find a way around the laws.
Some laws of state aimed at curbing crime are even more criminal.
So I have cultivated the vast garden of human experience which is history, without troubling myself overmuch about laws, essential first causes, or how it is all coming out.