Nozick's Natural Rights And Other Gut Feelings
Many of Nozick's assumptions are simply described as truthiness. Truthiness is Stephen Colbert's satirical term used to describe things that a person claims to know intuitively or "from the gut" without regard to evidence, logic, intellectual examination, or facts.(1) [ASU starts out with truthiness in the intro about things we may not do without violating rights, non-examination of rights, marriage example, etc.] (1) Dick Meyer (2006-12-12). "The Truth Of Truthiness", CBS News. Retrieved on 14 December 2006. http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2006/12/12/opinion/meyer/main2250923.shtml found in wikipedia Distraction from the further gut feelings that rights should not be used as excuses for other abuses, and should be limited. Gut feelings that that man should not be allowed to beat his horse or dog or wife or children. Or be allowed to forget to constructively use his land (adverse posession.)
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