Importance Of Obligation To Society

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Obligations to Society A government only works out properly if both the government and its people being governed dedicate themselves into building a successful government. Without the individuals being governed, the government itself would be nothing but a bunch of people fighting for power. So, we find ourselves asking what an individuals duty is to the government is and what the governments duty to the individual is. Throughout the years, people have argued this very question. An individuals duty to his or her government is to abide to the laws that are given to them and doing community goods. The governments duty to an individual is treating the individuals equally and providing equal laws for the people. When people from other nations first arrive in another country, also known as foreigners or tourists, they would expect to be treated as if they were at home. A government should always be…show more content…
That could include paying taxes, driving laws, copyright laws and many more other laws. An individual should be able to follow these laws because it would mean the government has taken control and is able to manage a nation. If the government of a single nation has shown control to other nations it would not seem so vulnerable and weak to them. Instead, it would show strength and power to other nations, which would provide them with allies in the future or even at times of war, which most of the time is very important. William Bradford wrote in his piece of literature that Thomas Weston, who was a London merchant who became involved with the separatists who first settled in Plymouth, was illegally selling trading licenses and other goods in America. He was wanted by the English crown and was endangering the health of England’s colonies. He was wanted to face the consequences for not following the laws he was meant to as an individual being governed by the English

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