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Social Justice: UN Universal Declaration of Human Rights

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Universal Declaration ...

"We the peoples of the United Nations [are] determined -
.. to reaffirm faith in fundamental human rights, in the dignity and worth of the human person, in the equal rights of men and women and of nations large and small." [Preamble, UN Charter ]

  1. universal -- all human beings are entitled to them
  2. equal -- no one right is more imporrtant than another, i.e. they are not ranked
  3. interdependent -- each right is interrelated to all the others
  4. no person is more of a human being than another