Comment: A principle is a law. A law is a principle.

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A principle is a law. A law is a principle.

NAP = Non Aggression Principle

["...the NAP is not a law, it's a principle,..."]


From the American Heritage Dictionary


1. A basic truth, law, or assumption: the principles of democracy.

a. A rule or standard, especially of good behavior: a man of principle.
b. The collectivity of moral or ethical standards or judgments: a decision based on principle rather than expediency.

3. A fixed or predetermined policy or mode of action.

4. A basic or essential quality or element determining intrinsic nature or characteristic behavior: the principle of self-preservation.

5. A rule or law concerning the functioning of natural phenomena or mechanical processes: the principle of jet propulsion.


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