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Do we need extensive human rights when we have morals?

Human rights are what make us human and enable us to respect humans and what a human stands for. We have human rights for most things in our daily life.
A new right is that prisoners (in the UK) should have the right to vote in the General Election. This has produced a large amount of controversy which, therefore, means that we are questioning our earlier morals which we thought were correct? How can we trust our instinctive moral decisions if other people can provoke us to question them?

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  • Nov 3 2012: THe most relevant question here is that what are right for me may not be right for you. It deals with the culture, values, family so it is very difficult to label one event as being right or wrong. The same situation has different interpretations for different people.

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