Rights

Some differences between people are created by the rules of nature and these must be accepted, whilst those differences created by laws should be challenged, particularly those relating to women.
There is only one fundamental right which is a human’s right to their own life. All others rights follow from this.
Without freedom, individuals cannot develop, and society will only develop where individuals are free.
How can the institution of private property be provided? The authors of this paper propose that a variety of solutions are possible in different places.
Men and society will only prosper under certain rules relating to the protection of property.
Private property rights are the rights of humans to use specified goods and to exchange them. They do not conflict with human rights. They are human rights.
This paper presents a view of property rights that comes from the Third World and challenges the views of those who have had the power to expropriate and polute.
Harmony is only possible where there is complete religious freedom.
We are all more likely to provide goods and services for others in society if we benefit by doing so.
Rand counters the idea that competition over scarce resources leads to conflict.
A brief extract on the issue of altruism versus self-interest. Ayn Rand draws some unexpected conclusions.
Do titling programs hold thekey to security of property rights for the developing world?
Why should circumstances of sex give men different rights to women?
It is now accepted that property rights play a key role in development and growth. The challenge is how to implement them effectively.
Men and women should be treated completely equally under the law.
Why is common property so often ruined and private property carefully maintained?
Those who believe in freedom must be intolerant of every sort of intolerance.
Private property creates incentives so that those who stand to benefit from any actions also pay the costs associated with them.
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