The state as an umpire
What is limited?
o How do we define what is necessary?
o Debates around role of government?
o The ability to require the performance of a duty
o What others must do to respect freedom
Legal rights, moral rights, natural rights
Consent of the governed fifth element
o How to obtain consent?
Directly through deliberative bodies, co-ops, and referendums
Indirectly through elections
Responsible government government must always have the confidence of