here you go - This is the question: I would appreciate it anyone can explain why "beliefs" in A is not a shell game answer, i.e., an answer choice which though similar does a subtle scope shift... i would have picked A before reading this chapter of the book... but turns out
is the answer not B. There may be other ways to approach this question which is fine... but can anyone pls shed some light on this approaching this from the "shell game" idea expressed in this book...
Some argue that laws are instituted at least in part to help establish a particular moral fabric in society. But the primary function of law is surely to help order society so that its institutions, organizations, and citizenry can work together harmoniously, regardless of any further moral aims of the law. Indeed, the highest courts have on occasion treated moral beliefs based on conscience or religious faith as grounds for making exceptions in the application of laws. The statements above, if true, most strongly support
which one of the following?
A. The manner in which laws are applied sometimes takes into account the
beliefs of the people governed by those laws.
B. The law has as one of its functions the ordering of society but is devoid of
C. Actions based on religious belief or on moral conviction tend to receive the
protection of the highest courts.
D. The way a society is ordered by law should not reflect any moral convictions
about the way society ought to be ordered.
E. The best way to promote cooperation among a society’s institutions,
organizations, and citizenry is to institute order in that society by means of