Individual rights & government

Thomas Jefferson identified individual rights as being natural, inherent & inalienable & that exist independently of the acquiescence of governments or limits set by legislation. Law in the hands of tyrants as well as those set by democratic government will inevitably & eventually violate individual rights & freedom, most often through limits on property rights.

For him, “…rightful liberty is unobstructed action according to our will within limits drawn around us by the equal rights of others.”

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Content of "Natural Order" attempts to reflect the commitment of Universidad Francisco Marroquin to support the development of a society of free & responsible individuals. The principal commentator for this blog is Christopher Lingle.

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