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Make Crime Illegal - FUNNY POLITICAL BUTTON

Make Crime Illegal – FUNNY POLITICAL BUTTON

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This design plays on the absurdities of and the confusion of means and ends.  It makes sense to oppose in the vast majority of cases.  This is a reasonable foundation for civilization: the rule of . Of course, there are notable exceptions, namely, and the unjust enforcement of laws that cry out for .  No set of laws, no matter how comprehensive or well-thought-out, can fully capture or behavior, let alone enforce it.  With a simple proposition of making , a simple tautology, being that which crime is commonly understood to be is,in fact, that which is .  The first of my desired effects with this design is to see the foolishness of applying ever-increasing illegality to address crime.  This could be called the fascist solution.  And I want to speak to anti-fascists solutions.  As alluded to earlier with the case of to disobey an unjust or an unjust application of , and are not equivalent to legality.  Certainly, there are many actions that are legal that are not or .  Similarly, there are actions that are or which are .  The ultimate difficulty of enforcing or ethical behavior through , i.e., enforcement, forces us to look beyond brute force or even social norms to gain or ethical behavior amongst any group of people.  Gandhi button: Be the change you want to see in the worldThus, like many of my designs, the message poses both an answer that may jar some people’s current thinking, as well as a question, a more difficult question, regarding the of right behavior and how to create more of it.  One of my favorite along these lines is from : “Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.”  In the end, reaches a natural limit in controlling others through physical force, , .  If we want and ethical behavior then we need to model and ethical behavior.  Like proposed, “Be the you want to see in the world.” And as he lived, “My is my message.”

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