It is absurd to calculate human rights according to a cost-benefit analysis

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Author(s) Ronald Dworkin
Source The Guardian
Date May 24, 2006
Quotes-start.png "It is one of Britain's most honoured traditions to accept the marginally increased risk as the price of respect for individual human dignity. That is what self-respect requires. It is dangerous gibberish to say that the public has a right to as much security as it can have; no one has a right to security purchased through injustice." Quotes-end.png

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This item argues against the position Act should be repealed on the topic Human Rights Act 1998.

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