The Rights of the Collective and the Individual
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This paper considers why it collective rights will progressively subordinate individual rights in a society that is plagued by over-crowding. The paper notes how the clamor and competition for finite resources eventually will lead to utilitarian assessments about the value of human life. Additionally, the paper argues that a society that has many people will tend to view each and every one of them as less important in a relative sense than a society that has comparatively very few individuals.
From the Paper:"It is sometimes asserted that the rights of the "common" - the community or the collective - will eventually impinge upon the right of the individual as the population in already-overcrowded nations and globally continues to spiral upward. This sort of statement can be interpreted in many ways and undoubtedly will be interpreted in many ways by people coming from different socio-economic and socio-political backgrounds. Be that as it may, this writer chooses to interpret the initial sentence in this paragraph as follows: as populations grow more massive, the..."
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