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Incubator Q&A Do laws determine societal norms, or vice versa?

When society creates laws to govern themselves, do they simply codify what has already been established practice in society? For example, when a law is written that forbids theft, is this because s...

2 answers  ·  posted 11d ago by matthewsnyder‭  ·  edited 9d ago by matthewsnyder‭

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Incubator Q&A Do laws matter without police?

Do laws only matter if there is a police force enforcing them? Police in the modern sense is a recent development. Before the 19th century, police forces as today were very rare. But people have m...

0 answers  ·  posted 11d ago by matthewsnyder‭