A maxim is a ground rule or subjective principle of action; in that sense, a maxim is a thought that can motivate individuals. “Maxim - Generally any simple and memorable rule or guide for living; for example, 'neither a borrower nor a lender be'. Tennyson speaks of 'a little hoard of maxims preaching down a daughter's heart (Locksley Hall), and maxims have generally been associated with a 'folksy' or 'copy-book' approach to morality. - Oxford Dictionary of Philosophy” Michael Polanyi in his account of tacit knowledge stressed the importance of the maxim in focusing both explicit and implicit modes of understanding. “Maxims are rules, the correct application of which is part of the art they govern....Maxims can only function only within a framework of personal (I.e.experiential) knowledge”. Silence is aquiesence ... a principal of law... MAXIMS to maintaining soveriegnty Private: 1. A workman is worthy of his hire. Exodis 20:13 Leviticus 19:13 Mathew 10:10 luke 10:7 2. All are equal under the law. Equality before the law. 3. In Commerce truth is sovereign 4. Truth is expressed in the form of an affidavit 5. An unrebutted affidavit is truth in commerce. He who does not deny admits. 6. An unrebutted affidavit becomes the judgment in commerce 7. In commerce for any matter to be resolved it must be expressed. He who fails to assert his rights has none. The spoken word flies out the window, the written word remains forever 8. He who leaves the battle field first looses by default. AN AFFIDAVIT THAT IS UNREBUTTED POINT FOR POINT STANDS AS TRUTH IN COMMERCE. 9. Sacrifice is the measure of credibility. Nothing ventured nothing gained. 10. A lein or claim can be sattisfied only through rebuttle of affidavit, resolution by a jury or payment. Study further : CODE OF HAMARABI A maxim is thought to be part of an agent's thought process for every rational action, indicating in its standard form: (1) the action, or type of action; (2) the conditions under which it is to be done; and (3) the end or purpose to be achieved by the action, or the motive. The maxim of an action is often referred to as the agent's intention. In Kantian ethics, the categorical imperative provides a test on maxims for determining whether the actions they refer to are right, wrong, or permissible. The categorical imperative is stated canonically as:"Act only according to that maxim whereby you can, at the same time, will that it should become a universal law." A maxim is a ground rule or subjective principle of action; in that sense, a maxim is a thought that can motivate individuals.