Questions: pg. 141 #1-13 & pg. 150 #1-7
1. Right to life: basic necessities, like food and water
2. Moral and Cultural Rights: freedom of expression
3. Right to Worship God: freedom to publically pray
4. Right to Choose Freely One’s State in Life: vocational choice
5. Economic Rights: able to own private property
6. Right of Meeting and Association: has origins in our social nature
7. Right and Emigrate and Immigrate: freedom of movement
8. Political Rights: able to contribute to public life
9. All human rights are based on your fundamental dignity as a human being. True rights are not derived from society or from a consensus, but rather they were inherently part of your dignity as being made in God’s image an likeness. They are written into the natural law, inherent to the intellectual and free nature of human beings. Therefore, all basic human rights must be universal, inviolable and inalienable.
10. Human rights cannot be taken away because they are inherent and beyond challenge. No one has authority to remove these rights because they come from God. Even if there was a society in which it appeared all human rights were taken away, they would still remain.
11. Human rights are the most fundamental of all rights. They must be universal, inviolable and inalienable.
12. Essential to all human rights is the right to religious freedom, that is, according to St. John Paul II, “the right to live in the truth of one’s faith and in conformity with one’s transcendent dignity as a person.”
13. I think the rights that are most abused in today’s society are all of the rights. People across the world abuse all of these rights in big or small ways.
1. Two responsibilities of government that help assure the common good for all citizens are that they are to promote human rights and have the goal of growing and developing the human person.
2. Teachers, coaches, and police officers are all authority figures, as well as parents, that the...