A Theory of Civil Disobedience in Three Minutes
Editor’s Pick. Written by Jason Brennan.
Civil disobedience is one of the easiest topics in political philosophy.
Civil disobedience is at base the conscientious decision to break a law on the grounds that it’s unjust. It may or may not be accompanied by active public resistance and displays, a willingness to submit to punishment, attempts to cause change, and so on.