Should Laws And Policies Aim To Maximize Happiness?

Are you happy with your life? How can laws and policies make you happier? People often think laws and policies are there to restrict them but they aren’t always there to stop people from being happy. You can be as happy as you like even when there are laws and policies to follow. However, should the law make you feel happier? Can laws be changed to maximize your happiness?

Why Do You Think The Laws Are Making You Unhappy?

Is there a certain or specific law or policy that is making you feel unhappy or restricted? Are you restricted in terms of your views or do you feel a law is stopping you living a full live or the life you want to? Understanding why you think certain laws or policies are making you unhappy you can start to maybe understand the laws greater and potentially make them work for you. It doesn’t have to be you against the law, the law can be on your side and you can work alongside them without too much trouble. Maybe in a way laws and policies should aim to maximize your happiness but there is a fine line to take.

Changing the Law Won’t Always Make You Happy  

Do you honestly think a change to the law or the policies that hamper you will make you happier? Is that going to make life for you and your family better or worse? You might think you should get more flexibility with the laws to suit your needs but does that put someone else in danger? What if you robbed a house but you wanted a lighter sentence because you felt pressured and another did the same, is it right you were able to walk free and the other not? What happens if another burglar gets away with their crime only to go on and do it again and cause further harm to society? Is that going to make you happy? Sometimes changes are needed but at the same time, you have to consider an all-around view so that it’s not just you who is safe or happy.

Maybe You Don’t Have To Worry About Laws or Policies to Make You Happier

There are many ways to make your life happier and get the most from it too and it can be very wise to take action. Yes, changes are good but sometimes changes …

Inter Relationships between Law and Culture

Understanding culture and law can often be very confusing. There are many who believe cultures (and their practices) cannot be accepted by some of the legal system and others who just don’t understand it all. However, there are inter-relationships between law and culture. These have been around for generations and yet we do not often think about them or even see them. Can these really be strong in a modern world?

A Strong Bond

In a sense, there is a certain picture built in many minds when they talk about certain cultures and the laws. In some cultures, the laws are regarded very differently too many other regions of the world but also they have a very strong inter-relationship with one another. It can seem very strange to say there is a relationship between law and culture but there is. In many parts of the world there is a very strong inter-relationship between the two and that there is a real sense of trust and respect. However, in many other parts of the world, law and culture are not really closely related and that some cultures and laws have poor relationships. In truth, it can depend in which region you live in.

See what a University of San Diego law professor had to say on a related topic here.

Does A Culture Get Depicted Differently In Law From One Country To Another?

Different cultures will have different policies and different interpretations of the law. For instance, there are some cultures which utilize drugs but the laws are not against such practice but in another culture drugs are forbidden and the laws restrict them too. It’s really quite fantastic to see just how inter-relationships between law and culture vary from one side of the world to another. However, it can be a good thing that each region of the world is different because some relationships between law and cultures do not always work for the best. We all see the inter-relationship between cultures and laws very differently in our eyes.

Can Law And Culture Work Alongside One Another Successfully?

Cultures cannot dictate law and laws cannot dictate cultures. It can be sometimes very difficult to have a strong bond or relationship between one culture which has one set of laws in mind with a culture with other laws. Even when cultures are working peacefully it doesn’t mean the law …