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Rights are not given, they are taken

Rights are not given, they are taken. Where do they come from? Your will. So this is why the powerful have more rights. They have taken the rights from you, often with violent force. It is up to you to take them back.

Rights are an idea, not a condition of life. Whether or not you have the right to your own property depends upon those around you. If you have the idea that you have the right to property, but those around you take it away, what good is your idea about rights? What meaning does it have? Your idea about rights is only useful as far as it is shared by those who are in a position to effect your conditions.

To theorize about what is and what is not a right is futile until you have convinced those who might take them away.

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Rights can be violated but not taken...

If a slave is taken, his or her rights are being violated and continue to be violated for the duration of servitude. Rights cannot be taken.

related advice: It is easier to get forgiveness...

than permission.

Don't feed the pandas. Ever.

True dat. Which is why our

True dat.

Which is why our efforts are best spent convincing our neighbors that certain behavioral principles such as NAP and the Golden Rule should be the foundation of human society.

Once a critical mass of folks within a given geographical area accept these concepts then a libertarian society can exist.

But not before.

I must be willing to give up what I am in order to become what I will be. Albert Einstein