Bill Wohlsifer on Non Aggression Principle in Environmental Policy

When it becomes apparent that government irrespective of its level fails at its legislated duties, it becomes necessary to revise the operations of policy. Good intentions and sometimes good law inevitably becomes the first victims over the best interests of the citizens. This is indeed the cycle of politics especially in a representative form of government. When competing interests vie for power there will always be winners and losers. Because of the political nature of this competition for interest the need to secure advantage many times replaces the thought of Bentham’s principle which states that the goal of government is to do the most good for the most people.

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