Posts Tagged ‘freedom’

  • What Is Justice? An inquiry into the nature of rights

    August 3rd, 2022 | Rights | journalpulp | 6 Comments

    The concept of justice is inseparable from the concept of rights. The words are deeply interwoven and interconnected — linguistically, legally, lexically, historically, epistemologically. The word “justice” derives from the Latin word jūstitia, which means “rightness” or “righteous.” Jūstitia in turn derives from an even deeper antecedent, and with it the idea of rights: both […]

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  • Universal Healthcare Myths and Truths

    September 24th, 2018 | Health-care | journalpulp | 3 Comments

    Often you will read or hear that, excepting for America, healthcare in all developed countries around the world is recognized as the “basic human right” that it actually is. You will often in the next breath hear that “America is the only civilized country in the world that doesn’t offer universal healthcare to its people.” […]

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  • What Is Independence?

    What Is Independence?

    July 4th, 2012 | Fourth of July | journalpulp | 6 Comments

    Independence is individual autonomy. It’s the freedom to govern yourself and to rely upon your own independent judgment. Independence is individual freedom. What is individual freedom? Freedom in its fundamental form has one and only one meaning: it is the omission of state force. Freedom is the absence state force and government compulsion. Freedom means […]

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