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Some philosophers have argued that there exist certain human or natural rights that belong to all human beings by virtue of their humanity. But a review of the laws of different societies shows that the rights accorded a person vary from society to society and even within a society over time. Since there is no right that is universally protected, there are no natural rights. A defender of the theory that natural rights do exist might respond to this objection by arguing that

(A) some human beings do not have any natural rights
(B) some human rights are natural while others derive from a source such as a constitution
(C) people in one society may have natural rights that people in another society lack
(D) all societies have some institution that protects the rights of an individual in that society
(E) natural rights may exist even though they are not protected by some societies

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Some philosophers have argued that there exist certain human or natural rights that belong to all human beings by virtue of their humanity. But a review of the laws of different societies shows that the rights accorded a person vary from society to society and even within a society over time. Since there is no right that is universally protected, there are no natural rights. A defender of the theory that natural rights do exist might respond to this objection by arguing that

(A) some human beings do not have any natural rights
(B) some human rights are natural while others derive from a source such as a constitution
(C) people in one society may have natural rights that people in another society lack
(D) all societies have some institution that protects the rights of an individual in that society
(E) natural rights may exist even though they are not protected by some societies

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"Since there is no right that is universally protected, there are no natural rights"

E says that there are natural right but they are not protected by some societies ...

Not entirely convinced , but by POE ,E seems consistent with the Argument ...Rest other out of scope to me ....
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E clearly Says there is natural Right. But They are not protected by Some society
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I am confused in between B and E. Could anyone please elaborate?
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How can E be right, when it says - human rights 'may' exist. The word 'may' implies a possibility...but not a guarantee...the sentence is weak.

But, to put one's point, a defender has to be assertive in his tone. Thus, I feel B is a better option. Had E been assertive by saying 'do' instead of 'may' it would have been the answer.

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I am confused in between B and E. Could anyone please elaborate?



Argument:

Some philosophers - there exist certain human or natural rights that belong to all human beings by virtue of their humanity.

Another theory - But the rights accorded a person vary from society to society and even within a society over time.
Since there is no right that is universally protected, there are no natural rights.

The other theory negates the theory of some philosophers by saying that since there is no right that is universally protected, there are no natural rights. Just because the rights are not protected, it does not mean that the rights are not there. It is an assumption made by the other theory supporters that if there are natural rights, all societies would protect them.

Question: A defender of the theory that natural rights do exist might respond to this objection by arguing that ...

Choice (E) gives us the logic we discussed above. Hence it is correct.

(B) some human rights are natural while others derive from a source such as a constitution
This statement might be true but it is not relevant to our argument. We are only concerned about whether natural rights exist. Constitutional rights are not a matter of concern at all. We need to give a response to the objection raised by the other theory. (B) does not respond to it. We need something more in line with "the constitution may not safeguard natural rights even though they may exist"
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I am confused in between B and E. Could anyone please elaborate?



Argument:

Some philosophers - there exist certain human or natural rights that belong to all human beings by virtue of their humanity.

Another theory - But the rights accorded a person vary from society to society and even within a society over time.
Since there is no right that is universally protected, there are no natural rights.

The other theory negates the theory of some philosophers by saying that since there is no right that is universally protected, there are no natural rights. Just because the rights are not protected, it does not mean that the rights are not there. It is an assumption made by the other theory supporters that if there are natural rights, all societies would protect them.

Question: A defender of the theory that natural rights do exist might respond to this objection by arguing that ...

Choice (E) gives us the logic we discussed above. Hence it is correct.

(B) some human rights are natural while others derive from a source such as a constitution
This statement might be true but it is not relevant to our argument. We are only concerned about whether natural rights exist. Constitutional rights are not a matter of concern at all. We need to give a response to the objection raised by the other theory. (B) does not respond to it. We need something more in line with "the constitution may not safeguard natural rights even though they may exist"

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