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The Politics of “Rights”

In the coming election year we are going to be bombarded with promises of free stuff. It’s inevitable. Phrases like, “basic human right” are going to be bandied about like candy on Halloween. 1,319 more words


"The State of Nature"

“The State of Nature”

Don’t trust the truster.

Yet distrust disappoints
in not

And we’re all
humans, all men
normal, all women wanting
freedom. 56 more words


(L10) Human Rights

1.) Is there a “right of free speech” in the abstract, or is the question of free speech at root a matter of property rights? 308 more words


Negative and Positive Rights

Negative rights

  • Describe rights which allow you freedom to act in certain ways without harming others
  • Impose no obligation upon others to take any action to serve you.
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Negative and Positive Rights

Negative and positive rights are not bad and good rights. A negative right is a right that does not require anything from anybody. For example: the right to life or the right… 153 more words

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