Tacit law

TACIT LAW. A law which derives its authority from the common consent of the people, without any legislative enactment. 1 Bouv. Inst. n. 120.

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As a result, respect for a hierarchy of values disappears, and relativism becomes "the tacit law of the land," promising toleration but delivering nihilism.
There does exist, however, in the ethical spectrum a tacit law that declares that balanced human reason based on humanity and compassion takes precedence over any of the enumerated laws.