Comment: God-given rights and Nature-given rights

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God-given rights and Nature-given rights

View this video at 21min 10seconds, where Judge Napolitano explains the religious-based argument and the secular argument for natural rights.

The NAP stems from these facts:

* We own our own bodies
* We therefore own the products of our labour

It then follows that any force used against our body or our property is an aggressive use of force, and thus an immoral and illegitimate use of force.
(Unless of course, that force was utilised due to aggression on our part against another)

This can be logically explained whether one believes in a creator or not.

"Is life so dear, or peace so sweet, as to be purchased at the price of chains and slavery? Forbid it, Almighty God! I know not what course others may take; but as for me, give me liberty or give me death!" - Patrick Henry