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Is water a God-given right?

Most people think access to water is a God-given right, but that couldn’t be further from the truth. History is filled with legal precedents trying to resolve basic water rights; essentially sorting out the “haves versus the have nots”. Even today, in water-scarce areas like South Africa and the Middle East, unstable governments are allowing […]

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4 thoughts on “Is water a God-given right?”

  1. Water, like anything that costs money or is traded for, is not a Right. Natural Rights are all God Given. You may need to use force or money to protect a Right, but Rights themselves do not cost money. Privileges, Immunities, Powers… these are different from Rights.

  2. Water is life… but taken for granted. In South Africa we are taking huge steps to educate with regards to being WATER WISE. I personally think it will be one of the greatest hurdles in the near future. If a city like New York lost its drinking water for two weeks you would be shocked a the projected loss of life and outbreak of one on one violence. Great read. Keep up the great work. Dan

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