OT - I don't _hate_ McMansions
von at fugal.net
Fri Jun 27 23:31:37 MDT 2008
<quote name="Levi Pearson" date="Fri, 27 Jun 2008 at 23:18 -0600">
> Andy Bradford <amb-plug at bradfords.org> writes:
> >> In the case of ugly houses, just what right is being violated
> >> exactly??
> > I suppose it depends on how one defines what a right is. Many people
> > often confuse rights with privileges. In a very basic example, if I own
> > a piece of property and I allow some of my neighbors to cross over that
> > land on the way to the store, they have obtained a privilege to do so,
> > granted by me. They do not have a right, and I can revoke that privilege
> > at any time. On the other hand, if they own property, they can walk all
> > around it all they want and I, being their neighbor, cannot take that
> > away from them.
> A privilige is a right when it's guaranteed by law or morality. An
> easement on your property can give the right of passage.
> You and Von seem to have pretty narrow conception of 'rights'. There
> are rights beyond natural rights.
Then call them priviledges so we don't all get confused.
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