Every individual in a society has a responsibility to obey just laws and to disobey and resist unjust laws.
Write a response in which you discuss the extent to which you agree or disagree with the claim. In developing and supporting your position, be sure to address the most compelling reasons and/or examples that could be used to challenge your position.
Laws are the very foundation of human civilization. What separates us from other lifeforms on earth is that we are bound by a set of rules and regulations that, sometimes might restrict our actions but, mostly helps us manage the population as a civil group. Consequently, individuals should support laws of the society, provided such laws are just whereas if such laws seem unjustful and adverse for the people, it becomes the duty of the citizens to resist such laws. So, I mostly agree with the given prompt for three reasons as explained below.
To begin with, Laws are what makes us civil. It guides us, and our actions, towards the development of the society and its individuals. So, it becomes the duty of the people to follow such laws. If the laws are justified, there is no reason a person should disobey it. For example, the constitution of a country is the most important collection of laws which not only guides the nation but also delineates the rights of the citizens of the country. If the people disobey the constitution, which is justified in every means, and run amok in their carefree misdeeds then the country is certainly to be in chaos. The chaos can plummet the country into the abyss of disorganization and will most likely, affect the development of the country adversely. So, it is required that the individuals of the society obey just laws of the society.
Moreover, It is not necessarily true that laws always imply a positive result. There is possibility that the laws are unjust towards the people or they encourage negative behavior in the society. In such cases, however, the individuals must act towards resisting it. For example, it is possible that a country introduces laws that encourage people to leave the country for foreign employment but doesn’t leave much job opportunities for the local population. While it might seem beneficial for some people, for most people it is unjust because they cannot work in their own country. Instead, they have to opt for foreign employment, spending a huge amount of money. Such unjust laws should be resisted and the government must be urged to amend such laws.
However, There can be cases when a government must apply an unjust law, that might have fewer disadvantages, for the greater good in the society. For example, if the government needs to promulgate a law that reduces carbon footprints of the nation by twenty percent but also, prevents some industries from utilizing their primary source of fuel, it might be more beneficial. Although the industrialists might plead against and resist such laws, saying that it is unjust for them, the gain from such a massive reduction in carbon footprints overshadows it. In such a state, however, it is better for the individuals to support such laws even if they are unjust.
In a nutshell, it is apparent that the laws can have both, positive and negative, implications and the individuals must act critically and ascertain for themselves about which laws are just and hence, should be obeyed and which are unjust, and consequently, should be resisted. So, the laws are subjective to the effect they produce.
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Transition Words or Phrases used:
also, but, consequently, hence, however, if, moreover, so, then, whereas, while, for example, to begin with
Attributes: Values AverageValues Percentages(Values/AverageValues)% => Comments
Performance on Part of Speech:
To be verbs : 30.0 19.5258426966 154% => OK
Auxiliary verbs: 19.0 12.4196629213 153% => OK
Conjunction : 19.0 14.8657303371 128% => OK
Relative clauses : 16.0 11.3162921348 141% => OK
Pronoun: 45.0 33.0505617978 136% => Less pronouns wanted
Preposition: 49.0 58.6224719101 84% => OK
Nominalization: 16.0 12.9106741573 124% => OK
Performance on vocabulary words:
No of characters: 2622.0 2235.4752809 117% => OK
No of words: 532.0 442.535393258 120% => OK
Chars per words: 4.92857142857 5.05705443957 97% => OK
Fourth root words length: 4.80261649409 4.55969084622 105% => OK
Word Length SD: 2.74481920161 2.79657885939 98% => OK
Unique words: 241.0 215.323595506 112% => OK
Unique words percentage: 0.453007518797 0.4932671777 92% => More unique words wanted or less content wanted.
syllable_count: 807.3 704.065955056 115% => OK
avg_syllables_per_word: 1.5 1.59117977528 94% => OK
A sentence (or a clause, phrase) starts by:
Pronoun: 12.0 6.24550561798 192% => OK
Article: 5.0 4.99550561798 100% => OK
Subordination: 6.0 3.10617977528 193% => OK
Conjunction: 3.0 1.77640449438 169% => OK
Preposition: 4.0 4.38483146067 91% => OK
Performance on sentences:
How many sentences: 25.0 20.2370786517 124% => OK
Sentence length: 21.0 23.0359550562 91% => OK
Sentence length SD: 62.6073989238 60.3974514979 104% => OK
Chars per sentence: 104.88 118.986275619 88% => OK
Words per sentence: 21.28 23.4991977007 91% => OK
Discourse Markers: 4.28 5.21951772744 82% => OK
Paragraphs: 5.0 4.97078651685 101% => OK
Language errors: 0.0 7.80617977528 0% => OK
Sentences with positive sentiment : 12.0 10.2758426966 117% => OK
Sentences with negative sentiment : 6.0 5.13820224719 117% => OK
Sentences with neutral sentiment: 7.0 4.83258426966 145% => OK
What are sentences with positive/Negative/neutral sentiment?
Coherence and Cohesion:
Essay topic to essay body coherence: 0.254278582051 0.243740707755 104% => OK
Sentence topic coherence: 0.0833544901094 0.0831039109588 100% => OK
Sentence topic coherence SD: 0.0641398667526 0.0758088955206 85% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence: 0.171665100497 0.150359130593 114% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence SD: 0.0557790828198 0.0667264976115 84% => OK
automated_readability_index: 12.4 14.1392134831 88% => Automated_readability_index is low.
flesch_reading_ease: 58.62 48.8420337079 120% => OK
smog_index: 8.8 7.92365168539 111% => OK
flesch_kincaid_grade: 10.3 12.1743820225 85% => OK
coleman_liau_index: 11.31 12.1639044944 93% => OK
dale_chall_readability_score: 8.24 8.38706741573 98% => OK
difficult_words: 120.0 100.480337079 119% => OK
linsear_write_formula: 11.5 11.8971910112 97% => OK
gunning_fog: 10.4 11.2143820225 93% => OK
text_standard: 12.0 11.7820224719 102% => OK
What are above readability scores?
Rates: 66.67 out of 100
Scores by essay e-grader: 4.0 Out of 6
Note: the e-grader does NOT examine the meaning of words and ideas. VIP users will receive further evaluations by advanced module of e-grader and human graders.