if it’s not inalienable, it’s not a right
january 7, 2021 | bad cattitude | boriquagato.substack.com | Sarasota For Vaccination Choice |
some things in life truly are binary.
people like to play the “reasonable” card and claim this is not so and that it’s some kind of edge-lord extremist position.
but it’s not.
sometimes, there can be no compromise, no middle way.
it is a hard and objective ground truth that only one may be paramount:
you, the individual
or they, the state.
if you allow your rights to be treated as anything other than inalienable and intrinsic to you as a fundamental property of your personhood and you no longer have rights at all.
there are no exceptions, no special cases, no carve outs.
allow even one and you are left with no rights, only privileges that can be taken away by the state if they claim they have a good reason. (or worse, a popular one)
and once you open that door, oh what reasons they will find…
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