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Free and equal access to Land is the Universal harbinger of Liberty
Enshrined in the Declaration of Independence is the phrase - "All men are created equal with the Right to Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness". What exactly does that mean? Can we pin down what the right to Life truly is? For a moment let's remove our personal prejudices and definitions of Life and get down to the skinny. What upholds the actual physical Life of an individual? It is Food, Water and Oxygen. Can an individual Live without these basic necessities of Life? NO! Where does food come from? Food comes from Nature/Land which means for individuals to truly exercise their Right to Life they need direct access to the Land upon which food grows. If an individual is required to exchange their labor for money in order to purchase Land is this Liberty? Liberty is the complete freedom individuals have over their own actions. Slavery is forced submission to a dominant influence. Free and equal access to Land to procure Life's basic necessities is fundamental to the Right to Life and is the precursor to Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.