The Human Right to Dominate
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For many of us, human rights are somewhat like puppies: fluffy, benevolent things, a source of unalloyed happiness and good (although perhaps somewhat lacking in the tooth department). All upsides, no downsides; the world is an incontestably better place with them in it.
Critical scholarship on human rights, however, raises a host of serious questions about the ability of human rights to achieve or promote justice.