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John Hopkins on Sun, 18 Nov 2007 16:44:50 +0100 (CET)


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Re: <nettime> The Messy, Dirty, Silly ....


>On 16/11/2007, Jody Berland <jody.berland {AT} sympatico.ca> wrote:
>
>>   Rights are inevitably the outcome of power,
>
>That's precisely my point.  Rights are unenforceable without power.

I like Simone Weils attitude -- forget about human rights -- what about
reversing the implied relation from one that expects something from the Other
in a social matrix to one where the Self contributes, gives to the Other and to
the situation -- and consider one's human obligations?

JOhn


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