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1821. Dec<hi rend="underline">r 7.
Codification Proposal Constitut. Code

§.I. Monarchs interest

164 29. 10. 11

II III Necessary means to such
obedience, subjects relative
intellectual weakness as
compleat and extensive
as possible.

Relative intellectual
weakness is
1. Relative ignorance.
2. Relative error—viz.
of judgment and conception.

165 30. 11. 12

IV. III. In default of adequate
intellectual weakness
possibly necessary
means, allowance of
power in other hands not
revocable; only by other
means subordinate. Possessors
of such subordinate
and but partially dependent
power, a subordinate

If such aristocracy's interest
be sinister, and it
be his interest to suffer or
establish such an aristocracy,
it is his interest to
support such subordinate
sinister interest.

166 31. 12. 13

So as to interest-begotten
prejudice, authority-begotten
prejudice, and original
intellectual weakness: in
so far as their tendency is
to produce unreserved obedience.

1. Universal interest is
that the have not place
in any degree.
2. Monarch's, that they have
place in the highest degree.

167 32. 13. 10

IV. Further means in default
of adequate intellectual
1. Force
2. Intimidation.
3. Corruption appropriate.
4. Delusion appropriate.

§.1. Monarchs interest
§.2. Aristocrats interest.

168 33. 14.

1. Force acts on bodies.
2. Intimidation on minds
viz. on sensitive faculty of do
by punishment
3. Corruption on do by reward.
4. Delusion on imagination.

34. 15

Example. Military force
with its decorations, exemplified
all force: ex. gr.
when employed in pushing
away or killing.

169 35. 16. or 1.

II. Aristocrat's sinister interest.
Description of it
agrees in general with
Monarch's do.

170 36. 17. or 2.

Sole aristocracy belonging
to this case, a do in subordination
to a Monarchy.

171 37. 18 or 3.

By an extra quantity of
the external instruments of
felicity, objects of general desire
in any distinguishable
set of hands, is constituted
an Aristocracy.

Section 172
Branches 38. 19 or 4.

Modifications of Aristocracy
-tical interest as constituted by
so many efficient causes
1. Aristocracy by legislative
power. Legislative Aristocracy
2. Aristocracy by executive
power. Executive or Official. do
3.—by factitious dignity
Titled Aristocracy
4. by simple opulence in
land. Landed Aristocracy
5. by simple opulence in
money. Moneyed Aristocracy.
6. by ancestor-derived hereditary
Hereditary or Ancestry?
opulence, with or without
factitious dignity.
7. by clerical do
Spiritual Aristocracy
8. By talent applied to
polities. Library Aristocracy.

§. Monarchs and Aristocrats.

173. 19. 20 or 1.
Relation between Monarch's
and subordinates
Aristocracy's interest
1. Monarch's interest is
that those dependent on
him be as close as possible.
Aristocrats, that it be
as loose as possible in
so far as constituted by
exposure to displacement
or punishment; but as
compleat as possible, in
so far as constituted by
susceptibility or reward
at his hands: i.e. by obsequiousness
to corruptive

174. 21 or 2.
Means of advancement of Aristocrats sinister
interest by susceptibility
of the matter of reward,
quantity and value
in so many shapes.
1. Useful and needful offices
with emolument
in excess attached.
2. Needless offices.
3. Useless offices.
4. Sinecure offices.
Instruments all these
of corruptive influence.

*171. 22 or 3.
Means of maximizing the
value of all such instruments
of corruptive influence,
minimizing the
quantity of appropriate
intellectual aptitude and
active talent necessary to
the possession of them:
thence exclusion of the
well-known and customary
tests of appropriate

Add—Means of continuancy
and unceasing relative intellectual
appropriate weakness by delusion.
1. All matter of corruptive
influence operates as matter
of delusive influence.
2. So all interest-begotten prejudices.
2. Appropriate instruments
of factitious dignity.
1. Habiliments. decorations.
2. Local decorations.
3. Ceremonies
4. Eulogistic appellatives applied
ex. gr. Loyalty: towards the

Appropriate errors: errors
particularly favourable to
Monarch's sinister interest.
Notion that happiness and
exception from misery
in a future life depends on
degree of obsequiousness to Monarch
and his sinister interest.
Like notion for producing
obsequiousness towards all sinister
interests lauded with the
Notion that of a natural
association between aristocratial
superiority and virtue
the opposite being the real one.

Identifier: | JB/038/110/001
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