American Identity And Identity

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The American Identity. When one thinks about the American Identity, one would automatically assume the virtues life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness are what fulfils this definition. The American identity is defined solely on freedom. The freedom to do and say as one pleases. The freedom to act upon what one feels is right, also known as the Laws of Nature. These are not only personal rights, but the first amendment of the Bill of Rights. The Bill of Rights was set forth by governing authority, and as an American, citizens must submit to. But citizens also have the right to choose not to submit to higher authority if it was to contradict one’s personal beliefs. To the governing authorities, one would be acting out in disobedience, to oneself, they would be acting in discipline to themselves,prioritizing their own personal rights over governing authority’s set laws. Which decision is in the wrong? Although authority and disobedience complement each other, abused power in authority creates disobedience. Disobedience occurs when authority lacks social order. When one thinks of ideal authority, one may think of a personal figure. Ideal authority is well qualified and is always working for the common good of society. Ideal authority is responsible for the actions taken realizing the decisions made affect everyone in the surroundings. Ideal authority is understanding and interactive, always willing to listen to ideas that may be reasonable. An ideal authority is powerful,
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