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A Declaration of Individual Sovereignty

February 18, 2010
Ron Ewart

“The Bill of Rights is a born rebel. It reeks with sedition. In every clause it shakes its fist in the face of constituted authority. It is the one guarantee of human freedom to the American people.” — Frank I. Cobb

Individual sovereignty is the exercise of free will. It is similar to, or the same as national sovereignty, where a country exercises the free will of a nation, without any influence from other nations.

National sovereignty is characterized by geographical boundaries and a set of principles under which sovereignty is exercised within those boundaries. However, individual sovereignty is a state of mind, but its boundaries are limited by the proximity of another individual, also exercising free will. To put it in the vernacular, “your business ends, where my nose begins”. The biblical “golden rule” is also a version of the limits of free will.

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