Category Archives: Rights

Gaia Rights

For those of you wondering why I expend so many words banging on about rights, here’s a story which illustrates the point nicely.

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Liberté, Égalité, Sororité

Today marks the official introduction of France’s new law banning the burqua and niqab in public places. Under it, gendarmes encountering a person wearing this garment are forbidden to forcibly remove it, but if she refuses their request to lift … Continue reading

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Inferno

The scene: a desolate, barren moonscape. Lightning bolts flash occasionally across a blackened sky. Boiling, bubbling lava pools dot the ground as far as the eye can see, sending plumes of reeking smoke into the gloom. The only sounds are … Continue reading

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What Are Rights?

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