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Well, what's unalienable are the rights, not the things they entitle
you to. Certainly you can take away someone's life, liberty, and
ability to pursue happiness - but not without violating their rights,
which you can't take away.


On Saturday, October 31, 2009, kate rhodes <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Dang accidentally hit send....
>
>
>> "Unalienable" was a new word that ended up translating into ungivable
>> (wokinevi) because while life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness
>> can arguably all be taken away from you, and you can choose not to
>> pursue them, you can't really give any of them away. You can end your
>> life to save another's but they had one to begin with and if you gave
>> them theirs they
>
> meant to finish that with:
>
> "would have two which is only arguable in the abstract. "
>
> -Kate
>

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Mark J. Reed <[log in to unmask]>