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Everyone should learn to obey constituted authority

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Have you ever noticed when things go wrong in a family or an institution that it is inevitably because someone has not obeyed constituted authority?

The purpose of this article is to encourage everyone to learn to obey constituted authority.

Obedience to constituted authority cannot be over-emphasized, for it is the basis for orderliness and peaceful co-existence in the society. Disobedience to constituted authority will cause absence of peace in an environment. To exercise authority and to be obeyed go hand in hand. Unless one is prepared to obey, there is no sense in exercising authority.

Everyone should learn to obey constituted authority because unless they do so, they will never be qualified to exercise it, because they have no credibility and because they don’t really understand what it means to be a follower.

In fact, if I were to identify one single cause of societal problems, it is the absence of obedience to constituted authority. It is the lack of obedience that has resulted in the decay of industry, destruction of marriage and family and general lawlessness in the country. The ability to submit to authority is a test for any person aspiring for a leadership position.

For example, if you aspire to be a teacher or a pastor or a policeman or a governor or an army officer etc., you must willingly submit yourself to the required training. If you are not willing to submit yourself to the necessary training, then your leadership is doomed for failure. The same applies in private life. If a worker, a student, a child or anyone else disobeys constituted authority, he/she cannot be expected to know how to lead others.

Until you learn to submit to authority, you will never be qualified to exercise it, because you have no credibility and because you don’t really understand what it means to be a follower. Everyone should endeavor to submit to authority ranging from children to workers etc.

Obedience to constituted authority cannot be overemphasised, for it ramifies the basis for orderliness and peaceful co-existence in the society. Disobedience to constituted authority brings anarchy and chaotic environment which translate to absence of peace.

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Besides, the purpose of certain law is to bring peace and order inside and outside the community. We sometimes obey authority because we desire to be rewarded or avoid the negative reprecussions of disobedience.

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Yeah obeying the authority will bring peace and order to the organization or government.

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4 months ago

True, why we need to disobey the law, I mean what's the point. Besides, the purpose of certain law is to bring peace and order inside and outside the community.

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Exactly, and also bring orderliness

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We sometimes obey authority because we desire to be rewarded or avoid the negative repercussions of disobedience, sometimes we even have to obey authority when we are forced to violate our own ideals or commit crimes in more extreme scenarios.

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This is true

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Constitution is the structure that regulates the whole system. Constitution should be supreme power of the state. I agreed that by growing old we become more mature not less energetic

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This is very profound

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