Exactly what is Americas "social compact"? From these definitions it looks like changing them is a GOOD thing.
The definition of social compact is the voluntary agreement among individuals by which, according to any of various theories, as of Hobbes, Locke, or Rousseau, organized society is brought into being and invested with the right to secure mutual protection and welfare or to regulate the relations among its members.
(in the theories of Locke, Hobbes, Rousseau, and others) an agreement, entered into by individuals, that results in the formation of the state or of organized society, the prime motive being the desire for protection, which entails the surrender of some or all personal liberties
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Answer by jewjewbee at 2:44 PM on Apr. 21, 2011
We are individuals and have individual rights, I have no desire to become a "collective society" where the group decides what YOU can do, can have and whether or not you are too sick to get help or it's more cost effective for the collective, to just let someone die...
"Among the natural rights of the colonists are these: First a right to life, secondly to liberty, and thirdly to property; together with the right to defend them in the best manner they can." "How strangely will the Tools of a Tyrant pervert the plain Meaning of Words!"
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