Aargh. wrote:My view is that we are all essentially moral but due to the scale of society government is necessary as parameters need to be put into place to ensure it functions. Very small communities can self govern.disusedgenius wrote:I'll rephrase, society is immoral given the option and do an elected governments role is to help enforce moral behaviour through taxation (amongst other things)?Aargh. wrote:I somewhat presumed that 'people' != 'everyone'.
So everyone is immoral given the option.
If people were inherently immoral then no society would be possible at all, government or no.