When the rule of law becomes fragile, there are two remedies for rebuilding and strengthening respect for the law:
Clear and predictable deterrence from breaking the law.
Education to foster better knowledge of the law and better understanding of the rational purpose of those laws and our very real need for them.
In our world today, where the rule of law is crumbling, both of these remedies are being largely ignored. Instead, we are seeing rapid and widespread cultural disintegration.
We are falling into an almost pre-civilizati …