Ideas from 'Anarchical Fallacies: on the Declaration of Rights' by Jeremy Bentham [1796], by Theme Structure

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25. Society / A. State of Nature / 2. Natural Values / c. Natural rights
Natural rights are nonsense, and unspecified natural rights is nonsense on stilts
25. Society / C. Social Justice / 5. Legal Rights / a. Basis of rights
Only laws can produce real rights; rights from 'law of nature' are imaginary