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Old 12-24-2012, 10:32 AM
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Originally Posted by F34R View Post
I already explained it quite clearly...

The Constitution isn't necessarily something from the bible. The Bill of Rights is included so that the Government understands that they aren't able to "take away" rights given by God. I'm not sure why you don't understand that concept.
That's exactly it. The original philosophy behind American government was that GOD is the source of all human rights. Thus no human government or leader had the authority to take those rights away for ANY reason. Government works best when it is subject to the will of the people and those people are subject to the will of GOD.

If government is the source of human rights, then government can take those rights away anytime it wants to. Thus, the people become nothing more than subjects of the government. That's the recipe for tyranny.
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