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Re: DON'T Nuke Singapore Back into the Stone Age

On Sun, 1 Sep 1996, Mark M. wrote:

> I have every right as a citizen of country A to tell politicians of country B
> what they should or shouldn't do.  This isn't about American Ideology; it's
> about natural rights.

There are no "natural" rights: a right is the contractual flipside of the
an obligation, and is only meaningful in the context of a society - which 
is a thing that evolves continuously.

(more with Hume and Hayek than with Descartes and Rousseau).