the physical universe considered as an orderly system subject to natural (not human or supernatural) laws
In philosophy, the natural order is the moral source from which natural law seeks to derive its authority. It encompasses the natural relations of beings to one another, in the absence of law, which natural law attempts to reinforce. In contrast, divine law seeks authority from God, and positive law seeks authority from government. The term is used by Hans-Hermann Hoppe in his book Democracy: The God That Failed: The Economics and Politics of Monarchy, Democracy, and Natural Order to designate Anarcho-capitalism. The term is used by Friedrich von Hayek in his writings to designate divine law. It starts with god, then the monarch. Keywords: Cosmos
The numerical value of natural order in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of natural order in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
The natural order of things is artificial.
With children use force; with men reason; such is the natural order of things. The wise man requires no law.
A man with a talent does what is expected of him, makes his way, constructs, is an engineer, a composer, a builder of bridges. It's the natural order of things that he construct objects outside himself and his family. The woman who does so is aberrant. We have to expiate for this cursed talent someone handed out to us, by mistake, in the black mystery of genetics.
Middle-aged and younger adults have complained about how disrespectful younger generations were, how risque they were, how immoral they were, how lazy they were, or how unwise they were – this is sort of the natural order of things, however, the millennial generation is the first real generation to face that criticism in the digital age, where hot takes and instant opinions are ubiquitous.
There is no mystery, at least not the kind you want. In real life there are no fogbound moors or clues on matchbooks or fifth columnists waiting to be unmasked. it would be nice if here were, because then there would be solutions to things in life, but it doesn't always work that way. Everyone likes a good detective story. I went through my Hammett phase in college. I think the attraction is, in life our mysteries aren't exciting. You know They're just intractable and depressing and enervating. Like, why do we always hurt the ones we love. Where does the money go ...in a detective story, at least the universe makes sense. It was him. He did it. The natural order is disturbed, but the beauty of it is that it's restored again.
Images & Illustrations of natural order
Translations for natural order
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- orden naturalSpanish
Get even more translations for natural order »
Find a translation for the natural order definition in other languages:
Select another language:
Discuss these natural order definitions with the community:
Word of the Day
Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?
Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:
"natural order." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2017. Web. 16 Oct. 2017. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/natural order>.