How to Discern between Truly Lawful and faux Civil Rights (Privileges); A Reminder About Human Rights

Recently, this author was asked about how to identify a true Civil Privilege (often called a “right”) and a phony, or faux, civil privilege. This is a great question worth answering. Although this has been covered at this website a few times, the principles are never outdated, and are definitely worthy of reminder. After all, […]

Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness – Interconnected, Inseparable, and Timeless; Why “Pursuit of Happiness” instead of “Property”?

Even a tyrant wants freedom as it applies to one’s self! The unfortunate thing is that every form of tyranny and despotism refuses to acknowledge this desire in other people. Even, and the author should probably say especially, when that tyranny is a majority of the people! Tyranny doesn’t magically lose its entire meaning if […]

Rights and Duties

Note: It should be rendered Life (Future), Liberty (Present), and the Pursuit of Happiness (Past) A Fundamental Natural RIGHT is only a right which everyone can simultaneously claim and/or exercise without forcing another to serve their needs, goals or purposes. A fundamental natural DUTY is only a duty which one owes everyone else simultaneously because […]

What are the differences between Fundamental Rights/Duties and Civil “Rights”/Duties?

A Fundamental Natural Right is only a right which everyone can simultaneously claim and/or exercise without forcing another to serve their needs, goals or purposes. Inseparable from fundamental rights is the concept of fundamental duties. With every fundamental right, there is a corresponding fundamental duty. Rights and Duties are as inseparable themselves as those very rights and […]

Freedom or Bust Video Update / What are Fundamental Rights and Duties? A brief synopsis…

Fundamental, natural rights are those rights which everyone can simultaneously claim and/or exercise without forcing another to serve their needs or purposes. Here are the exact definitions of the words unalienable, and inalienable: Inalienable is defined “as incapable of being surrendered or transferred; at least without one’s consent.” (Morrison v. State, Mo. App., 252 S.W.2d, 101, author’s emphasis) Unalienable means […]

Do we only have a RIGHT to “throw off” tyrannical government? A quick look at a basic example of a right’s corresponding duty…

What is a tyrannical government?  Have you ever wondered that? Would would be a good working definition of “tyranny”? The 1828 Noah Webster Dictionary defines tyranny, in part, as the “Arbitrary or despotic exercise of power; the exercise of power over subjects and others with a rigor not authorized by law or justice, or not […]

What is a Fundamental Natural Right?

The 1828 Noah Webster Dictionary defines the word “right,” in part, as: “A just claim”, “That which justly belongs to one,“ as well as “Authority,“ or “legal power.“ Often, the word “right” is preceded by a number of words, such as natural, fundamental, individual, or even human. These four words, in the end and for […]