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Natural Law Party Essay

1061 words - 4 pages

The Natural Law Party

        America the land of the "Greatest" democracy has known to man. The land of equal opportunity, constitutions built on debate, and were a three party system can in fact consist of over ten different political groups. There are the Democrats in party one, Republicans in party two, and any and everyone else who do not consider themselves apart of parties one and two. The third party I chose to explore and bring to the forefront is the "Natural Law Party".

        The Natural Law Party was formed in Great Britain on March 15th 1992, in response to widespread dissatisfaction with the existing political parties and to bring innovative, scientifically proven solutions to the nation's problems. The party fielded candidates for 310 seats in the 1992 general election, receiving 0.4% of the vote in the constituencies it contested. The "Natural Law Party" was founded to offer "we the American people" the "new found light of science proven programs to improving government and politics, and a transindental approach to improving society". Dr. John Hagelin, presidential candidate for the United States, and looked at by many as a Nobel Peace prizewinner of the near future. The NLP tries to incorporate scientist instead of economist to find solutions to the on going battles of the economy, national crisis, local, and individual conflicts. The vast majority of the Natural Law Party believes in order to deal with National you have to improve the community, and to improve the community, you have to improve the individual. They also feel problems of "world peace can only begin at its basic level. When the people are in tune with natural law the community no longer violates the laws of nature"¦" They promote the thought of when in tune with the natural laws it can substantially reduce stress with in the individual which reduces stress in the broader picture. Transindental meditation is also a key factor in the basis of this organization. "Choose ways of healing the world that help to heal yourself, and consciously set aside time to heal yourself as well." They feel that society is a MacroPerson, and a single individual is considered a Micro-society. A society more just, more peaceful, makes it easier for individuals to do the prayer and meditation that makes them whole. People who have faced their hidden sides and cleaned out much of the rage they have gained from past mistreatment are more likely to heal society. This can be achieved by relinquishing total control over each individuals physical surroundings. Once that occurs the person gains individual peace and control instead of constantly trying to win dominion over others. That also means withdrawing any military powers, to leave society with a feel of ease, and other countries with a relief of intemidation.
One of many major issues recognized by the "Natural Law Party", and the majority of all other parties is Health Care. The "Natural Law...

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