Category Archives: rights

Assigning rights via efficiency

I stumbled upon this article earlier today and it really got me worked up.  The short of the situation is that Ms. McGregor walked into Mr. Sadeen’s barber shop wanting a male haircut.  Mr. Sadeen and his employees, being devout … Continue reading

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Human Foundations: Part 1 – There are no natural rights

Most people prescribe to some preternatural dictum outlining some measure of the virtuosity of actions and thoughts, be it natural or divine.  Christianity’s 10 commandments spring to mind as examples of behavioural guidelines, while claims of natural, “inalienable rights” like … Continue reading

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