I often hear in many circles that the concept of rights especially individual and human rights is a joke. Some criticize human rights for its universalism. Other criticize individual rights for its lack of moral responsibility to the community and society by putting the individual and his own desires above the rest of the community even when its harmful to him and others. Some also criticize liberal rights for making society revolve around the individual which cause there to be no collective sense of good. Then there are those who criticize human rights and its followers for its hypocrisy. Claiming that human rights are nothing more than a justification for the capitalist ruling class. Along with using human rights as tool to open new markets and to attack countries who do not wish to follow the liberal order. The liberals use human rights to invade or fund color revolutions in those countries while ignoring their own or their allies’ violations of human and individual rights. For example, the American government did airstrikes and funded color revolutions in Syria and Libya. Which violates those 2 counties rights to self-determination.
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