But in its construction the Convention immediately perceived that they must retrace their steps, and fall back from a league of friendship between sovereign States to the constituent sovereignty of the people; from power to right--from the irresponsible despotism of State sovereignty to the self-evident truths
of the Declaration of Independence.
"The doctrine of self-evident truth
could have been easily turned into a tool of haughty dictators of principles," says White.
For any number of reasons--the most obvious being their low levels of disposable income, average age, and gender, and the fact that these critics are selling a competing product, high-cult (which is also coated with its own dream values)--the academy has casually passed off as "hegemonic brainwashing" what seems to me, at least, a self-evident truth
about human nature: We like having stuff.
He added, however, that "it is a self-evident truth
that a very big majority of Filipinos still value life and act justly, love their families and protect children."
"It is a self-evident truth
that all guns should be banned.
This should deflate the hubris of many Duterte supporters who present their federal-parliamentary superiority argument as if it were a self-evident truth
Mr Salmond said supporters at the launch were there to "unite behind a declaration of self-evident truth
" that "the people who live in Scotland are best placed to make the decisions that affect Scotland".
The right to life is a "self-evident truth
;" it is not based on the speculations and shifting opinions of men.
From the annual adulation King receives on his national holiday, one might think America accepted his words as self-evident truth
. Ling depicts a leader who had no equal but many critics.
An ideal patients' bill of rights would hold, as a self-evident truth
, that all Americans are entitled to timely, appropriate medical care as a condition of protecting their inalienable rights to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.
IF THE DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE HOLDS as self-evident truth
that all men are created equal, there is considerable evidence to refute this assertion.