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Seeing the myth in human rights

10 mins | May 28, 2017

How much does religious thinking contribute to our understanding of human rights? For secular beliefs to hold sway, their authors must often deploy the language of religion. Jenna Reinbold, writing in Open Democracy, explains how myth was central to the drafting of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

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