Category Archives: 3 – Truths

T18 – People Not Peoples – Responses

There was much controversy over this essay.  But first, the areas of agreement.  Many of you echoed my central concerns over peoples’ rights. Continue reading

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T17 – Liberty – A Dangerous Ally Of Human Rights – Responses

I unlocked quite a groundswell of hostility to libertarianism. Federico Burlon was first off.  I liked his references to Latin America and also many of his phrases (‘Libertarianism seeks to preserve the status quo to the detriment of the dispossessed’). Continue reading

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T17 – Liberty – A Dangerous Ally Of Human Rights

Human rights are about achieveing freedom for all, not protecting it for the few. Continue reading

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T13 – Faith Of Our Fathers – Responses

Two questions kept bubbling to the surface in the course of the responses to this track. Continue reading

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T13 – Faith Of Our Fathers

Human rights – the child and critical friend of faith Continue reading

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T4 – Doing What Comes Naturally – Responses

Paul Bernal is right to call what we have been covering in this track a ‘very very difficult subject’.  Where is the truth in human rights?  Continue reading

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