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You've gone from denying the existence of unalienable rights to now taking up the cause of property rights as an unalienable right, are you aware of this? Do you even believe in any cause or do you just enjoy playing devils advocate?
...the now prevailing system of private ownership in land, and our capitalist production for the sake of profits, represent a monopoly which runs against both the principles of justice and the dictates of utility. They are the main obstacle which prevents the successes of modern technics from being brought into the service of all, so as to produce general well-being. The anarchists consider the wage-system and capitalist production altogether as an obstacle to progress. But they point out also that the state was, and continues to be, the chief instrument for permitting the few to monopolize the land, and the capitalists to appropriate for themselves a quite disproportionate share of the yearly accumulated surplus of production. Consequently, while combating the present monopolization of land, and capitalism altogether, the anarchists combat with the same energy the state, as the main support of that system. Not this or that special form, but the state altogether, whether it be a monarchy or even a republic governed by means of the referendum.
The state organization, having always been, both in ancient and modern history (Macedonian Empire, Roman Empire, modern European states grown up on the ruins of the autonomous cities), the instrument for establishing monopolies in favour of the ruling minorities, cannot be made to work for the destruction of these monopolies. The anarchists consider, therefore, that to hand over to the state all the main sources of economical life - the land, the mines, the railways, banking, insurance, and so on - as also the management of all the main branches of industry, in addition to all the functions already accumulated in its hands (education, state-supported religions, defence of the territory, etc.), would mean to create a new instrument of tyranny.
On the one side is the idea that humanity has rights that are always hampered by the existence of governing institutions, and the other that these institutions can be used for the benefit of a society.
This makes me think of the Constitution debate. In the past year I learned about the whole idea that a Constitution can be contrary to inalienable rights. Why do inalienable rights need to be codified? It gives the impression that rights are given by the government instead of derived from the people.
Fascinating stuff. What are your thoughts on anarchist political ideas?