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Nature's Law
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Constitutional Law

"Natural Law"

Key Concepts

Visual representation of nature's laws

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All Peoples, all Creatures, then, have constitutional rights based on Nature’s Laws.

The result of this state of affairs means that each 'now' time requires a mode of renewal, a way of re-actualizing the moment which existed at the time of Creation in order to rejuvenate the environment and the People that are living in a different time, a time outside the perfect time of the Creation, such as the present day "now".

Tradition is this rooted in the time of origins of the People and begins in a timeless zone, a time outside present time. There is a disconnection with the time of the "now" and that ideal time. The time of "now" can not be understood as the same as the Sacred Time of the Creation. "Now time" is seen as less vital than the "ideal time" when all things were created.

It is through Ritual that sacred beings and objects are re-empowered when they are called upon to live in "now" time. In reality, though, they have to live both in this "now" moment and in the "ideal" moment that is timeless. This does not mean that ideal time is in the past, for that notion is a Western notion. Rather, ‘ideal’ time is simply outside of the time of the "now." Some aspects of Constitutional law, then, reside outside the ability of humans to define them.

Trickster culture is an imaginative culture that relates to the "now" of the time we live in. The stories of the Tricksters are based on some important constitutional truths: The presence of Trickster indicates that Reality is familiar, if quite different; that sacred beings are reachable, if somewhat strange; that Nature’s Laws rules all beings, regardless.

The Trickster also indicates the strange time that humans live in, because humans can conceive of the extraordinary activities around the Trickster, but they themselves do not see Nature’s Laws working that way. They have to conclude that Trickster lives in two kinds of time.

Therefore, humans have to determine the way they have to live by understanding what the ancestors have passed on to them, but must also learn themselves what must be done to live in conformity with Nature’s Laws. Tricksters can help humans understand the kind of dual world they live in.

The task of learning Nature’s Laws becomes the task that gives identity to the People. Each group works out this task through different patterns of ritual, governance, values and affirmations. The task, however, is a constitutional requirement under Nature’s Laws.

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