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GA_ArmyVet Donating Member (304 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-06-09 05:18 PM
Response to Reply #3
6. Rights are not given
they are inherent and something everyone has.

This is why it is so abhorrent to anyone whose rights are infringed or endangered.

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  -Is There A God-Given Right To Anything in This World? stopbush  Jan-06-09 05:05 PM   #0 
  - Life, liberty, the pursuit of happiness. The fact Carly F. spat "no god-given right to a job" then  HypnoToad   Jan-06-09 05:09 PM   #1 
  - Yes. A quick and dirty version.  Liberal_Lurker   Jan-06-09 05:14 PM   #2 
  - There Are Rights Given to Every Person By Society At Birth.  Toasterlad   Jan-06-09 05:15 PM   #3 
  - Ah, the caste system.  HypnoToad   Jan-06-09 05:16 PM   #4 
  - That's Only One Society.  Toasterlad   Jan-06-09 05:18 PM   #7 
  - Rights are not given  GA_ArmyVet   Jan-06-09 05:18 PM   #6 
  - They Are Given By Common Consent  Toasterlad   Jan-06-09 05:21 PM   #10 
  - I'd like to vote for this selection. n/t  ColbertWatcher   Jan-06-09 05:30 PM   #17 
  - Bingo. I think we have a winner.  MissMarple   Jan-06-09 05:21 PM   #9 
  - Well, I covered that in my intro to the poll.  stopbush   Jan-06-09 05:28 PM   #12 
  - Yes, you have the right to do whatever you want  Taverner   Jan-06-09 05:17 PM   #5 
  - "Natural rights"  GTRMAN   Jan-06-09 05:19 PM   #8 
  - I'm an agnostic  Hydra   Jan-06-09 05:27 PM   #11 
  - Or, as George Carlin said, we have no rights, only a set of  stopbush   Jan-06-09 05:30 PM   #16 
     - Yes, and that was only one incident in our history that I was thinking of  Hydra   Jan-06-09 05:35 PM   #18 
  - We do not have the means to determine whether there's a "god" or not, so it's a waste of time  PurityOfEssence   Jan-06-09 05:29 PM   #13 
  - Is There a Right to Anything in This World?  iquiring mind   Jan-06-09 05:29 PM   #14 
  - In the purest sense, people are born as nothing more than biological life forms, yes?  stopbush   Jan-06-09 05:37 PM   #19 
     - Maybe we did  iquiring mind   Jan-06-09 06:04 PM   #27 
     - I disagree.  GA_ArmyVet   Jan-06-09 09:47 PM   #33 
  - There is a God-given right to the separation of church and state (see Matthew 22:21)  Stop Cornyn   Jan-06-09 05:29 PM   #15 
  - Only if 1. You believe there's a god, and 2. You believe that's the real deal when it comes to god.  stopbush   Jan-06-09 05:39 PM   #20 
  - You know I was kidding, right?  Stop Cornyn   Jan-06-09 06:27 PM   #29 
  - First you  Gilligan   Jan-06-09 05:54 PM   #25 
     - But Christmas comes whether or not you believe in Santa ...  Stop Cornyn   Jan-06-09 06:29 PM   #30 
        - I thought  Gilligan   Jan-06-09 06:31 PM   #31 
  - Other  Gilligan   Jan-06-09 05:44 PM   #21 
  - Any animal who is granted rights would be the last to know.  stopbush   Jan-06-09 05:52 PM   #24 
  - which is it?  Two Americas   Jan-06-09 05:51 PM   #22 
  - I believe it's the latter. n/t  Lilith Velkor   Jan-06-09 11:00 PM   #35 
  - I've stated that I don't believe there is a god.  stopbush   Jan-06-09 11:11 PM   #36 
     - ok  Two Americas   Jan-07-09 12:20 AM   #37 
  - of course-to smile, to laugh, to cry, the whole deal  natrat   Jan-06-09 05:52 PM   #23 
  - Not from any God I've read about  ismnotwasm   Jan-06-09 05:55 PM   #26 
  - I've never seen God  Stevenmarc   Jan-06-09 06:20 PM   #28 
  - Why is the option for there is a God but rights aren't his business left out of the equation.  DainBramaged   Jan-06-09 06:31 PM   #32 
  - That's actually choice #2 in the poll.  stopbush   Jan-06-09 10:57 PM   #34 
  - Other. IMO there is no God; hence no God-given rights; but there are basic human rights  LeftishBrit   Jan-07-09 10:57 AM   #38 
  - Apparently some think it's real estate ... above all else.  TahitiNut   Jan-07-09 11:06 AM   #39 

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