lördag 2 april 2011

Tyvärr inget aprilskämt

Nu är jag några minuter sen, men ändå. Jag borde skrivit om samhällskontraktet (the social contract) vilket borde vara ett Aprilskämt. Jag tog upp det på förra bloggen, A för AnKa, men det är värt att skriva igen så även nya läsare kan se hur urbota dumt tanken om ett samhällskontrakt är. Saxat från Francois Tremblays bok "But who will build the roads?":

Social Contract
Between an individual and the United States Government
  • Whereas I wish to reside on the North American continent, and
  • Whereas The United States Government controls the area of the continent on which I wish to reside, and
  • Whereas tacit or implied contracts are vague and therefore unenforceable, I voluntarily agree to the following terms:
Section 1:
I will surrender to the Government a percentage of my property. The actual percentage will be determined by the Government and will be subject to change at any time. The amount to be surrendered may be based on my income, the value of my property, the value of my purchases, or any other criteria the Government chooses. To aid the Government in determining the percentage, I will apply for a Government identification number that I will use in all my financial transactions.

Section 2:
Should the Government demand it, I will surrender my liberty for a period of time determined by the Government and typically no shorter than two years. During that time I will serve the Government in any way it chooses, including military service in which I may be called upon to sacrifice my life.

Section 3:
I will limit my behavior as demanded by the Government. I will consume only those drugs permitted by the Govenment. I will limit my sexual activities to those permitted by the Government’s definition of propriety. More limits may be imposed at any time.

Section 4:
In consideration for the above, the Government will permit me to find employment, subject to limits that will be determined by the Government. These limits may restrict my choice of career or the wages I may accept.

Section 5:
The Government will permit me to reside in the area of North America that it controls. Also, the Government will Permit me to speak freely, subject to the limits of the Government’s Congress and Supreme Court.

Section 6:
The Government will attempt to protect my life and my claim to the property it has allowed me to keep. I agree not to hold the Government liable if it fails to protect me or my property.

Section 7:
The Government will offer various services to me. The nature and extent of these services will be determined by the Government and are subject to change at any time.

Section 8:
The Government will determine whether I may vote for certain Government officials. The influence of my vote will vary inversely with the number of voters, and I understand that it typically will be miniscule. I agree not to hold liable any elected Government officials for acting against my best interests and/or for breaking promises, even if those promises motivated me to vote for them.

Section 9:
I agree that the Government may hold me fully liable if I fail to abide by the above terms. In that event, the Government may confiscate any and all property that I have not previously surrendered to it, and may imprison me for a period of time to be determined by the Government. I also agree that the Government may alter the terms of this Contract at any time at its own whim.

Vem skulle skriva under ett sånt här kontrakt? Hur kan någon ens ta idén på allvar? Detta kontrakt borde visas för alla som hävdar att vi på nåt vänster gått med på att ge staten rätt att bestämma över oss.

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