We’re losing the concept of natural rights

Steve Johnson
8 min readJul 16, 2021

The following are the notes I took from a Hillsdale College lecture titled Natural Rights and the American Revolution.

The British needed the colonists to fight the French. Once the French and Indian War was won, the British government didn’t have to treat the colonists so politely anymore. “We’ve been defending you. Now pay taxes and show your allegiance.” The Americans, likewise, thought…

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