Whatever you think of laws, clearly there is a direct correlation between the number of laws and the number of inhabitants. This has always been true since the days of Moses and Hammurabi. This has nothing to do with how well the laws are written or how well known the laws are. Early laws were written on stone tablets and placed in public view. This does not happen now.
Shoot low, sheriff. They're riding Shetlands!
Underneath the starry flag, civilize 'em with a Krag,
and return us to our own beloved homes!
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