Three Distinct Enlightenment Ideas

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The three distinct Enlightenment ideas I picked to express in this document were: 1. “The aim of all political association is the preservation of the natural and imprescriptible rights of man. These rights are liberty, property, security, and resistance to oppression”. This idea plays a vital role in the societal vision of this declaration due to its direct collaboration with it. The sole thesis of the declaration is the importance of man’s rights. This idea explains the necessity of preserving man’s rights. This country was founded on freedom, therefore, its past, present, and future must encompass a low based on freedom. When it says “imprescriptible rights”, it means that no law or declaration should tarnish or deprive man of the natural rights they have holding liberty, freedom, etc. 2. “Law can…show more content…
Nothing may be prevented which is not forbidden by law, and no one may be forced to do anything not provided by law”. This idea plays a vital role in the societal vision of this declaration due to peoples’ perspective. One example that fits perfect with this role is Homosexual marriages. In some states, homosexual marriage is legal and some is illegal. Me personally, I think anyone should have a right to marry whoever they want to marry because nobody cannot change a person’s lifestyle unless that person wants to change. Homosexuals should have equal rights as Heterosexuals do. They are humans just like everyone else. They work, provide, nurture, etc. just as we do but different sexual orientation. To me, I don’t care if you a Homosexual, as long as you’re comfortable with your sexuality, that’s fine with me. Also that’s just being very Page 2 judgmental. If I was president, would make Homosexual marriage legal because they have a right to love and to care just like we do. 3. “Law is the

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