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the basic rights to which all people are entitled as human beings
Universal Declaration of Human Rights
A 1946 United Nations covenant binding signatory nations to the observance of specified rights.
The Universal Declaration was adopted by the United Nations Assembly in 1948.
After the end of World War II and the creation of the United Nations, The Declaration of Human Rights was created as a way to ensure that history never repeats itself.
it was the beginning of the idea that all human beings have certain rights.
When did "self" develop in timeline of Western Civ?
Romans (God 300-400)
Dark Ages (400-900 god)
Renaissance (God and self 1450)
Enlightenment (self 1750s)
Holy Roman Empire
European Enlightenment emphasized the individual over the collective, while theorizing government that would best preserve individual rights and freedoms but....
MOST Europeans (and Euro-Americans) were hypocrites in not recognizing the individual rights of non-Europeans in their post-Enlightenment culture. The development of Human Rights language in the 1947 Declaration of Human Rights was an attempt to correct for that omission. Still a work in progress...
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