The Basis of Human Liberty

The Basis of Human Liberty

A Declaration of World Peace

Mankind, generally, acknowledges the intrinsic values of liberty and self-determination as essential to the pursuit of meaningful happiness. These values, rooted in objective truths derived from the Natural Order, form the foundation of our human existence. While we are yet self-determined, Nature endows us with its virtues to a point of demand.

Historical milestones affirm these truths: the Magna Carta of 1215 declared that even kings must bow to the law, asserting values of logic and virtue rules Supreme. Enlightenment thinkers like John Locke and Jean-Jacques Rousseau articulated governments built on the consent of the governed and the protection of natural rights, laying the groundwork for modern democracy. The Universal Declaration of Human Rights in 1948 echoed these principles, affirming that liberty and self-determination are essential for human dignity and development.

True liberty demands the courage to pursue the greatest good despite our flaws. As beings of this universe, we possess intrinsic, self-evident rights. Governments derive their just powers from the consent of the governed and must face reform or replacement when they fail to protect these rights. Our duty lies in securing these rights through just governance or establishing new systems that maximize human flourishing and ensure future prosperity. Ignoring these principles invites tyranny; embracing them safeguards freedom.

Let us recognize in humility that triadic balance of Power, Love, and Freedom essential for a just civilization. The Antagonists impose oppression; let us seek liberation. Direct our desires for these ideals towards the well-being of posterity and the collective good, overcoming self-centered self-esteem. We must see through the illusion of crises and scarcities; our true wealth lies in investing in people and fostering communities. Let us advocate for education that emphasizes critical thinking and the values of liberty, engage in civic activities that hold governments accountable, and foster dialogues that bridge ideological divides.

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