Your argument that the Constitution only worked temporarily ignores Western civilization's long struggle to establish individual rights. Over the span of history, there have been great strides that have been sustained. There have been many ups and downs but over time, the establishment of rights has greatly improved the human condition and will continue to do so. Here are some possible solutions to our current problems.
Only if your concept of rights is only based on the biblical notion of civilization, I wonder if Hobbes would have thought differently had he studied true hunter-gatherer societies that were not domesticated or agriculurally based. But, to consider hunter-gatherer societies would require re-examining your bias against evolution. Would God have created people with more rights than others?
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