The god of the system

“It must be recognized that in any culture the source of law is the god of that society.” (Rousas John Rushdoony)

All law is imposition of “morality” (however that may be defined). What is the source of a particular law? Find the source, find the small “g” god of the system. These imposed laws may range from traffic or speeding tickets to legalizing or sanitizing the murder of unborn babies — Doctor Butcher is imposing his “morality” on a very small person.

[Note: This is not a promotion or endorsement of Rushdoony as a true Christian, nor an unqualified agreement with everything he has said or written.]