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  • You can't find the answers by declaring a society democratic.

  • You can only find the answers by research and development.

  • You can't find the answers

  • by putting people of high moral character in government.

  • You can only find the answers by innovation

  • by studying the systems and the problems and working on methods

  • of alleviating those problems, not through law.

  • Law is when you don't have a method of solving a problem.

  • If people steal or hurt one another

  • you say "It's against the law to hurt somebody."

  • If a person doesn't have the means to live by

  • he's going to hurt somebody to get the money or whatever they need.

  • That isn't dealing with the problem. 'Law' is really avoiding problems;

  • it's just nailing a proclamation on the wall

  • saying "You! Don't do this."

  • It doesn't work in the long run.

  • You might cause people to consider an action before they take it

  • but all laws come into existence because of scarcity.

  • It's always difficult to imagine that.

  • When there's scarcity of water, people will steal it, remove it

  • if not for themselves, for their children.

  • [You can have] all laws in the world

  • but if you don't want people to steal water, you build an electric fence

  • around the water.

  • You don't need to put up a sign 'Don't Steal Water!'

  • but those people will die, so we don't want to do that.

  • We don't want to build a fence around our country and say

  • "This is the greatest country in the world. We're gonna keep it that way!"

  • We depend on other countries. If we live to ourselves

  • I can assure you, we'll die of ourselves

  • because if the Russians do nuclear testing

  • and they dump radioactive stuff into the sea, or the Japanese

  • the world is one big place and the air moves around

  • and the waters move. Therefore living to yourself

  • your little isolated colony

  • your little culture that you want to build

  • your little city that you want to build

  • of people with like-mindedness

  • all of that has no basis for survival

  • because in the event of catastrophic failure

  • you will be invaded by the minorities

  • if they don't have food, water or the wherewithal to live.

You can't find the answers by declaring a society democratic.

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