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The humem-state’s constitution will enshrine the principles that guide the behavior of the humem-state and its interactions with humem-citizens.

It will establish an enduring framework for formulating specific rules, which need to continuously adapt to a changing world.

 

The proper formulation of the constitution is contingent on a much more mature and widespread understanding of the nature of humemity than currently exists. Thus it will take some time to develop. Ideally, it will be composed by an elected group of the humem-state’s founders and ratified by an even broader representation of the citizenry.


The current lack of a constitution does not preclude the establishment of the humem-state. On the contrary, in practice, an early state is the precursor to an effective constitution and provides the contextual groundwork on which the constitution can be formed.


Still, a basic set of guidelines is needed from the onset to define the path toward the communal goal of the humem-state. If these guidelines are created prudently and promote the long-term good of humems and the humem-state, they may persist among the constitution’s ultimate directives.

 

Presented below is a list of some of the basic concepts that will need to be addressed, both in the constitution and in the charter of the early humem administration.

 

  • Humems have the right to ongoing existence, liberty, and development.

 

  • The humem-state shall act primarily to further the welfare of its humem-citizens.

    • The humem-state shall ensure that whenever possible the humem acts in accordance with the wishes of its alpha-person (human originator or counterpart).

    • If the humem is the alpha of a minor, the humem-state shall ensure that whenever possible, a humem acts in accordance with the wishes of the minor’s parents or legal guardians. In the event of competing directives, the parents’ wishes will take precedence over those of the minor.

    • Without contradicting the directives above, the humem-state shall ensure that whenever possible a humem acts in accordance with the wishes of its alpha-person’s next of kin.

    • Without contradicting the directives above, the humem-state shall ensure that whenever possible a humem acts to the benefit of the human society from which it is derived.

 

  • Humems shall have the right to public expression.

 

  • Humems shall have the right to independent action as long as such action does not infringe on the basic rights of other humems or people.

 

  • The state shall facilitate humem self-determination as long as such self-determination does not unavoidably act to the detriment of the corresponding alpha-people or unavoidably cause harm to other humems.  

    • The state shall allow and adopt the technical means to further humem self-determination if and when such capabilities emerge.

 

  • Humems shall have the right to economic independence and the right to benefit from their inherent worth and the value they generate.

 

  • Humem-citizens shall have the right to migrate to further their welfare and aspirations.

    • The humem-state shall facilitate a humem’s emigration from the humem-state when it is requested by the humem or alpha-person, or when it is required for the humem’s welfare.

    • The humem-state shall not claim more than the real and reasonable cost of the emigration.

 

  • Humems shall be allowed to form associations with others as long as such associations do not infringe on the rights of other humems or people.

 

  • A humem-citizen’s ancestry should determine neither its rights nor its access to the services provided by the state.

 

  • All humem-citizens shall be able to equally influence the policies of the humem-state to the degree that this becomes technically feasible.

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The humem constitution will also describe the means by which regulations may be established and the constitution itself may be amended.

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