the law of the jungle


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the law of the jungle

the way in which only the strongest and cleverest people in a society stay alive or succeed I was brought up on the streets where the law of the jungle applies, so I soon learnt how to look after myself.
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It cannot and will not condone those who wish to live by the law of the jungle.
Some commentators have said that Turkey is no longer a country governed by the rule of law, but is instead ruled by the law of the jungle.
Fearless and free, Mowgli the "man-cub" finds fun and friendship despite learning to live by the law of the jungle.
The House of Representatives issued a statement in which it said that the brutal acts of racist genocide and gory terrorism committed against Muslims are tantamount to the law of the jungle and constitute a flagrant provocation against one billion Muslims all over the world.
Karbouli warned Prime Minister of " the harm consequences of militias' criminal practices which are perpetrated without punishments according to the law ," noting that everyone will be forced to defend himself , then will be disarray and the law lack of control , so will replaced by the law of the jungle " .
This seems more to be the law of the jungle than that of a modern, emancipated
Welfare department official Michael Herzig said: "We want to regulate prostitution because until now it was the law of the jungle.
We fly, we've discovered DNA and we've landed on the moon--yet the country is run by the law of the jungle, survival of the fittest.
We firmly believe in our right to a country where justice, and not the law of the jungle, prevails," he concluded.
The Foreign Ministry pointed out that the Israeli state of the Zionist entity is adopting the law of the jungle instead of the International Law.
After all as the law minister it is his duty to lay down the law as it exists in the country: the law of the jungle where allegations are answered not with a cogent defence but with the use of force -- haven't you heard of numerous RTI activists who dared to expose the corrupt being murdered in cold blood?
Do you think there is the law of the jungle in this country?
If that order is compromised or eroded, the law of the jungle would prevail.
We strongly condemn this unfair zionist decision which makes the murderers innocent and is victorious for the law of the jungle conducted by its (Israeli) leaders and soldiers," Hamas said in a statement.
At one end of the scale, the Law of the Jungle is perfectly fair; and, in Darwinian theory, this would be in the long term best interest of all.