Comment: I like to make the natural argument....

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I like to make the natural argument....

for fundamental rights. They are a result of our humanity and precede the creation of government and therefore are superior.

The right to life naturally arose because no one liked the idea of being murdered. So, people agreed amongst each other to refrain from the act and punish it.

Property rights arose when another skilled person was able to generate tools or items that others' were unable to make. Naturally, others admired the person's unique belongings and wanted these for themselves. Upon the first theft, people naturally began protecting their property.

The religious argument is fine as well but is not necessary to establish the supremacy of natural rights to the rule of law because law was created and governments were instituted to protect those rights - nothing more.