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What are natural rights? If

What are natural rights?

If you empower government (or give to government the duty) of protecting those rights, are you doing justice by those in the community who don't believe that natural rights are indeed rights?

You may enforce your own rights. But can you conscript others (government) to defend you rights for you? Can you force others to accept your definition of natural rights?

As you said, in "wild" society you have to defend your own rights. Isn't that basically saying that your rights only exist to the point that you can defend them? Same with when you empower government to protect your rights...your rights only exist as much as you + the government can protect them/not enroach on them.

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