Nobody asked but …
One word, “Natural” will do for the title of this post, since the frequently used “Natural Law” is really a redundancy.
We cannot avoid the inevitability of Nature by passing a pitiful fiction in a legislature, which is itself a fiction. We cannot supplant Nature by toying with language in the courts, which are themselves fictions.
The two greatest afflictions of humanity are the mistaken beliefs that
- We can get rid of war by being against it, and
- We can stop outcomes by establishing rules against them.
Excuse me while I fashion a taboo to thwart lightening.
— Kilgore Forelle