Forum. In a column published in The World of Wednesday, may 30, of the French intellectuals of the first plan would ask to introduce into the Constitution a clause making the right to property and freedom of enterprise in respect of the ” common good “. They deplored the fact that the Declaration of the rights of man and of the citizen, which is part of our block of constitutionality, allows the judge to invalidate certain laws on the basis of article 17, establishing the property as ” a right inviolable and sacred “. The authors of the tribune asked of the ” ask the democratically-limits to private power “.
Brimming with the classic design (and legitimate !) of the general interest, this “common good” is enough blur to lend themselves easily to all diversion policies
This violent attack against our Declaration of 1789 is not without precedent. Karl Marx criticized already to the rights of man to be ” nothing other than the rights of the member of bourgeois society, that is to say, the selfish man, man separated from man and the community “. That the intelligentsia French resume and the critical marxist says a lot about her holistic view of the company, large homogeneous group to which we can sacrifice the projects and modes of life of the individual, by nature, selfish.
Brimming with the classic design (and legitimate !) of the general interest, this “common good” is enough blur to lend themselves easily to all hijacking policies. Who defines it ? Those who have the power. In this expression sympathetic, the injustice and the abuses the most arbitrary that can be legally perpetrated. Why be limited to the economic field ?
Keep a cool head
The name of the ” common good “, why not censor the books that shock us, the songs that bother, the art works that scandalize ? Conversely,…