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How did the ancient Athenian citizen oath address the issue of the governmental responsibility to future generations?
How do the theories by Edmund Burke, John Locke and David Hume relate to inter-generational government responsibility?
How does the aforementioned political theories associated with government's responsibility to future generations relate to the contemporary issue of environmental policy in the United States?

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How did the ancient Athenian citizen oath address the issue of the governmental responsibility to future generations?
The oath identified the current expectations of the citizenship, giving them the power to empower the government through their actions to incite those above as well as the future generations they will inspire. The oath takes into account the reverence and respect in those in government and how to inspire civic duty such as they have in those to come in the ...

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A brief review of how some theories from the past can inform current theories and policies on the environment.

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