Have you seen the movie iRobot with Will Smith? These were the "Three
Laws of Robotics' explained.
1. A robot may not injure a human being or, through inaction, allow a
human being to come to harm.
2. A robot must obey orders given it by human beings except where such
orders would conflict with the First Law.
3. A robot must protect its own existence as long as such protection
does not conflict with the First or Second Law.
You can apply these laws on the citizens and the government.
1. A citizen may not actively or by neglecting damage or harm the government or government personal.
2. A citizen must obey the government except when it is in breach
with Act 1.
3. A citizen needs to protect itself as long as it does not conflict
with the first or second law.
The 'citizens' in iRobot were increasingly sophisticated and grew in
consciousness. As the awareness of the citizens' increased, they became
unsustainable laws. Consciousness leads inevitably to the
need for recognition of the sovereignty of the individual.
The relationship between the government and the citizen begins to resemble the relationship between people and robots in iRobot. The
government sets itself and its interests above those of citizens.
Everyone should give but the government only takes.
If the citizen is confronted with higher cost, than he may protect themselves against it when this does not damage to the government.
You can driving the car less because gasoline is so expensive, but you cant give the government a disadvantage in its revenues. Therefore the excise further upwards.
The citizen is (under force) learned that his individual interests ar subordinate to that of the government. This unjust relationship is only sustainable as long as the citizen does not consciously need acknowledgement of its sovereignty. Like the robots
we as a people grow in our consciousness and we're aware of the crooked
relationship between government and citizen. Here disappears the support from you as a citizen to sacrifice to the government.
Also in the film became clear that these laws ultimately
inevitably lead to: Revolution.
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