Tag: rights

  • The Universal Declaration of Human Rights

    On December 10, 1948 the General Assembly of the United Nations adopted and proclaimed the Universal Declaration of Human Rights the full text of which appears here. Following this historic act the Assembly called upon all Member countries to publicize the text of the Declaration and “to cause it to be disseminated, displayed, read and…

  • On California’s Prop. 8

    There is still lots of talk about this proposition. But if it comes down to what is right, I think it’s rather simple. It can be seen in a piece of document written over 200 years ago which states the following: We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that…

  • MSNBC Keith Olbermann on California’s Prop. 8

    [youtube]cVUecPhQPqY[/youtube] Some takeaways from Olbermann’s Special Comment on California’s Prop. 8: “What is it to you?” “They want what you want.” “Spread happiness.” “Do onto others as you would have them do onto you ((The Golden Rule. Also known as the Ethic of Reciprocity.)).”