1 RIGHT, DUTY AND OBLIGATION/RESPONSIBILITY: A SEARCH FOR ETHICAL
Dr. Ani Casimir K.C
Immanuel Kant gave philosophy four fundamental questions with which it is to concern itself and they are:
(1) What can I know? ;
(2) What is man?;
(3) What can...
American Citizens Duties To The Government:
According To The Constitution
Christopher J Morin
College Of Central Florida
What is our duties and obligations to our country. What is the importance of these duties to our nation, government, and the other citizens of the united states...
fact, with the exception of a special class of laws, it is no reason at all.
This is the core of discussion whether there is a general moral obligation to obey the law.
This discussion started in the 1970's in the United States. The background to it was the civil rights movement in the United States...
relevance for the Religious Minorities. Equally relevant for them, especially, is the prefatory declaration of the Constitution in its Preamble that all citizens of India are to be secured "liberty of thought, expression, belief, faith and worship and "equality of status and of opportunity."
thereof Ex. Income tax, community tax, estate tax
B. Indirect – imposed on the taxpayer who shifts the burden of the tax to another, Ex. VAT, customs duties.
3. As to determination of amount
A. specific – imposed and based on a physical unit of measurement as by head number, weight, length or volume...
maker. When we establish loyalty to our soldiers, the unit, our superiors, our family, and the Army we must be sure the "correct ordering" of our obligations are being accomplished and not the easiest. There is no clear rule as to which comes first. Sometimes it will be the service, sometimes the family...
subsequent quotes is from this case study.
The first unethical issue is that the newly elected Mayor Burns was motivated by his misdirected obligation. He felt he owed something to the Sealy Law Enforcement Officers’ Association and his two ex-students. Professor Burns made promises during his...
Democracy is that form of government in which the ruling power of a state is legally vested not in any particular class or classes, but the entire citizens. The ideal of democracy is that of equality, freedom and welfare for all. Ancient democracy was based on the direct participation of the masses in...
Austin another positivist. According to Hart Austin’s theory accounts only for one kind of rules that confer upon citizens the power to create, modify and extinguish right and obligations in other persons. As Hart points out, the rules governing the creation of contracts and wills cannot plausibly be...
throughout the document "On Duty of Civil Disobedience" by maintaining a very serious tone. Thoreau states his opinions regarding how the United States government should be run. He also points out how unjust occurrences and regulations stifle the minds of the US citizens.
Thoreau's utopian government...
power is through the separation of power into three separate branches; executive, legislative, judicial. Each branch has its own amount of power and duties. “It functions in tandem with other sources of law in three broad areas: establishing a structure for federal and state governments (including qualifications...
Conflict means fighting open warfare.
Demands of national security means protection against loss, attack, or harm to the citizens.
Ought to supersede means that there is a duty or obligation to take the place or position of something.
Conflicting means not able to be followed or acted on, because each requires...
In the Greek tragedy “Antigone”, there were many forms of opposition. The struggle of duty to oneself vs duty to society was represented by the two main characters of the play, Antigone and Creon. In the beginning of the play, the audience learns that Antigone’s brothers, Polynices and Eteocles...
LIVING THE ARMY VALUES
It Means You Live Up To A Higher Standard
Many people know what the words Loyalty, Duty, Respect, Selfless Service, Honor, Integrity, and Personal Courage mean. But how often do you see someone actually live up to them? Soldiers learn these values in detail during Basic...
All relationships, either personal or political, entail in some way obedience and obligation. The relationship between the individual and the state for this papers purpose will be our focus. The individual is bound to obey the laws that are enforced upon them by the state for many reasons. The laws are...
Army is a group of servant leaders providing a necessary and important service to the American people. This service is not something the average citizen is willing to do, but understands that it must be done. Our job is to fight, shape and win America’s wars. Judicious use of lethal force is how we...
Traditionally, natural law theorists and positivists opposed on the question to determine whether one has a moral obligation to obey the law. Following positivists’ arguments, I would argue that we might have to obey the law for practical reasons or even moral reasons but that it is never grounded on...
spreading of dissension in government actions; especially in times of war. World War I transformed the personal guarantees and freedoms of American citizens by redefining the role of government in debates of constitutional speech and freedom of the press.2 Resistance to the war effort was met with federal...
SECTION 1. The following are citizens of the Philippines:
(1) Those who are citizens of THE Philippines at the time of the adoption of this constitution;
(2) Those whose fathers or mothers are citizens of the Philippines;
(3) Those born from January 17, 1973, of Filipino mothers, who elect Philippines...
tax or duty that is laid on Articles exported from any state is forbidden.
38. No preference shall be given by any Regulation of commerce or revenue to the ports of one state over those of another (equality); nor shall vessels bound to, or form, one state, be obliged to enter, clear, or pay duties in another...
Physical Education Elimination—A Threat to American Society
According to the American Heart and Stroke Association, 23.9 million citizens are overweight, 12.7 million of these range from the ages two to nineteen. Childhood obesity is a growing epidemic across the world, especially here in the United...
rule) unless there is a duty to act (the exception). For example, the case of Stone and Dobinson (1977) confirmed that there was a duty of care owed to those in the same household, and especially a duty to act to save relatives. Similar duties to act arise from contractual obligations, and situations of prior...
says that all persons born or naturalized in the United States, and subject to the jurisdiction thereof, are citizens of the United States and of the state wherein they reside.
All citizens hold a very important position of authority. Many years ago our forefathers implemented a Constitutional Republic...
and adult age.
4. Rights-are legal,social or ethical principles of freedom or entitlement.
5. Citizenships-the status of a citizen with rights and duties.
6. Policies-a proposed or adopted course or principle of action.
7. Nationalism-patriotic feeling, principles or efforts.
meaning of Roman citizenship in ancient Rome lies in the following readings: Plutarch's Life of Tiberius Gracchus and Life of Cicero; Cicero's On Moral Obligation; and Suetonius' The Life of Augustus.
In Plutarch's Life of Tiberius Gracchus, Plutarch places a lot of emphases on the fact that Tiberius' father...
Accountability refers to the obligation of an individual to report formally to his superior for the proper discharge of his responsibility. It is the answerability of a subordinate to render an account of his activities to his superior. The person who accepts responsibility is accountable for the performance...
cosmopolitan legal reform and individual moral improvement, including resistance to egoism and the cultivation of cosmopolitan attitudes. The duty to pursue peace includes the duty to promote the rule of domestic and international law and work against its unilateral subversion. The juridical cosmopolitanism of...
General obligation debt issued by local governments generally requires a pledge of full faith and creditof the local government. Since a local government's credit is based on tax receipts, it is pledging the receipt of taxes and its ability to levy those taxes in support of the debt...
Mohawk High School is home to many fine citizens. Many are overlooked or not recognized. That is one of the reasons I believe this award is great. This is an excellent way to recognize the best citizens and commend them. It is all too often that people only realize the bad things that are going...
Hunting, feasting, and the other entertainments of courtiers are acceptable recreation so long as they are done in moderation and do not conflict with duties. Those external goods that one can acquire in life are tools that help people perform virtuous acts; as such, they to be valued and sought (Poli....