American Va

We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all (people) are endowed with life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.

Does this mean or imply that people can harm others? I argue against that reasoning because one is then denying the rights of life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness to others.

But what if one’s “pursuit of happiness” is to harm others? Well, in that case the individuals join together in order to prevent that from happening. Given that the individuals are able to separate from one another again.

But in doing so, the group is denying the individual’s right to happiness of harming others.

So, what is the best solution? Deny the rights of the general people to “life, liberty and happiness” by ensuring the rights of the harmful individual?

In the end, no just society exists without someone’s “rights to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness” being infringed upon.