Apr 3 • 28M

The Right Stuff

Divinely granted or legally bestowed, where do "rights" really come from?

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John McWhorter
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The first page of one of only two known copies of The Official Edition of the Constitution, First Printing of the Final Text.

Like the French word droit, English’s right has taken on a number of useful metaphorical meanings. John explains.