"The individual is not accountable to society for his actions, insofar as these concern the interests of no person but himself."
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John Stuart Mill
(1806-1873) English philosopher and economist
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No victim = No crime.
 -- J Carlton, Calgary     
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     -- Henry, Edinboro      
    A social contract is an oxymoron. Only in a crime against another individual (being or property) do other individuals (individually and in concert) - a society - have a right to act at justice.
     -- Mike, Norwalk     
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    If only such sentiments were the foundation of our society today.
     -- E Archer, NYC     
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