"Until the mischief be grown general, and the evil designs of the RULERS become visible, the people, who are MORE disposed to SUFFER than to right themselves by resistance are not apt to stir." - Locke [emphasis mine]
"But when a long train of abuses and usurpations, pursuing invariably the same course, evinces a design to reduce them under absolute despotism, it is their RIGHT, it is their DUTY to throw off such government, and to provide NEW guards for their future safety." - Declaration of
Evidence of this bloodless concept is the abandonment of
Kofi Annan on the Responsibility to Protect –
"This responsibility lies, first and foremost, with each individual State, whose primary raison d’être and duty is to protect its population. But if national authorities are unable or unwilling to protect their citizens, then the responsibility shifts to the international community..."
What happens when the apparatus of the UN, the Security Council that he later describes, also fails? Like in the Balkans? Or
Can a good argument be made that the
Therefore, to say that the