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By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 26 Jun 23

New Discourses Bullets, Ep. 55 In the Declaration of Independence, Thomas Jefferson famously used a curious phrase to describe man’s fundamentally inalienable rights: “among these, life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.” What many do not know is that Jefferson was riffing off and augmenting a similar formulation from John Locke, who argued that we have inalienable rights to life, liberty, and property. Locke further argued that our right to property is meaningful in that the free use of our property is a means to enable our pursuit of happiness, thus explaining the meaning in Jefferson’s phrase. In this episode

New Discourses Bullets, Ep. 55 In the Declaration of Independence, Thomas Jefferson famously used a curious phrase to describe man’s fundamentally inalienable rights: “among these, life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.” What many do not know is that Jefferson was riffing off and augmenting a similar formulation from John Locke, who argued that we have inalienable rights to life,


By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 8 Jun 23

New Discourses Bullets, Ep. 54 At the very beginning of the Declaration of Independence, Thomas Jefferson wrote that we hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal and that they are endowed by their creator with certain unalienable rights, among them life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. Progressives, Communists, and the Woke have used this phrasing to drive a wedge in American society for over a century, provoking precisely the type of reaction they need to carry out their plans. Are all men really created equal? Aren’t some people smarter, stronger, faster? What about slavery? In this

New Discourses Bullets, Ep. 54 At the very beginning of the Declaration of Independence, Thomas Jefferson wrote that we hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal and that they are endowed by their creator with certain unalienable rights, among them life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. Progressives, Communists, and the Woke have used this


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