WATCH: Man’s Law vs. Nature’s Law

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All right, what is liberty? Ask anybody, what is liberty? Well, it’s freedom. Freedom from what? What does it mean? I want to show you what liberty is. I want to show you what is worth fighting, and I want to show you what common sense is. I want to show you the solution to all of your problems.

Man’s laws, nature’s law. What is nature’s law? Nature’s law is anything that happens in nature. I have a right to defend myself. Why? Bears do, you know? Nobody feels bad – I feel bad for somebody who, you know, thinks they have a right to go up to a baby seal and take a club and beat them to death just for sport, just for fun. You don’t have a right to do that because nature, it doesn’t happen that way. No other animal just beats something to death and just like ha ha. That’s not nature’s law. That evil.

However, do you feel bad for the person that goes, and they’re going to try to like, I’m just going to go, and they’re fully aware, they have their senses, and they go, I want to go and just cuddle the kitty cat, and it’s a lion, and the lion eats them? Nope, lion has a right to defend itself. The lion feels there’s a threat, he’s going to eat you. That is nature’s law.

Man’s law is different. Man’s law has never been what America is about. Man’s law is you must – these are the new ones now – you must raise your child the way the state says not even towards common sense. They can come into your house now, if you have had your child draw a picture of you with a gun, the state sees that and says wait a minute, wait a minute, and they knock on your door. What are you going to say to them?

Yeah, so what, my kid drew a picture of me with a gun? We go hunting. That’s not what the state does. The state says we have to now see what’s going on in your house. They have a right to come into your house. Man does not have a right to raise his children as he sees fit unless the state says it’s okay.

You only have insurance if the state approves. When the president said if you have insurance you like, you can keep it, no, what he meant was if you have insurance he likes, the system likes, the state likes, then you can keep it.

You don’t have a right to use the light bulbs or anything else. You don’t have a right to drive an old car if they don’t say it’s not safe. It’s not safe, not for other people, for you. It’s blowing too much blue smoke. It has too much miles per gallon, whatever. They have a right to say you’re not going to do it – hmm, okay.

You can’t fish without a license. You can’t hunt without a license. You can’t plant food on your own property unless the state says you can do it. There is no natural law that says that. If you have a plot of land, you can plant food there. In fact, I would say nature’s law goes a step further. I can plant food wherever I want, Jack.

I mean, why did the Indians sell us stuff? Do you know the Indians, don’t feel bad for the Indians. They sold us Manhattan for beads. Really? Really? Don’t feel bad for them. They were mocking us. They made fun of us. They were going back to their tribes, and they were like these guys think we own this land. We don’t own this land. That’s nature’s law. Nobody owns the land. We are stewards of the land. But you can’t fish, you can’t plant foot unless the state says so.

You can’t feed somebody who is hungry unless the state says and gives you a permit. That’s man’s law. That’s insanity. That is the end of civilization time and time again, okay? That’s where we are. Here is where we used to be, somewhat. We were never perfect, but this is what we were based on, and the idea was to get closer to this. We’ve lost all of this.

Natures law, again, you have a right to defend yourself because so does the lion. If the lion is afraid, he has a right to kill you. So do you. You have a right to raise your child. Your child is born to you. That’s blood of my blood, flesh of my flesh, not people in Washington. I have a right to raise my child as I see fit. Now, we have a responsibility if something is…I mean, if I’m beating my child in public or whatever, my kid shows up with black eyes all the time, yeah, we probably should as neighbors look in and say hey, dude, what’s going on?

I have a right to eat all the trans fats I can get into a 32-ounce cup, a 64, a 154 million-ounce cup. I can eat whatever I want. Do you understand why people who have cancer and have been given two months to live are not allowed to have experimental therapies? I don’t, because you can’t explain that one to me. It’s my body. I’m dying. I choose, I know it, I choose to put this in my body. If I am of sound mind, get the hell out of my way. Nature’s law tells me I can do that. Nope.

I have a right to live free. See, what liberty means, you have a right to have choices. I love this, the people who are pro-choice, they’re not pro-choice. They will fight for the right to kill an unborn baby, but they will fight against your right to have a 32-ounce soda. They will fight against your right to have a cigarette. They will fight against your right to be able to raise your child as you see fit, to homeschool them. That’s insane. That’s Fascism. That’s not liberty.

Nature’s rights, I have a right to live free. I have a right to create. I don’t need a permit. I want to build something. I’m going to create. And I have a right to keep the fruit of my labor. Abraham Lincoln said there is nothing more immoral, this is against slavery, but think of this with the IRS and what we’re doing now, there is nothing more immoral than taking the bread that has been baked by the sweat of another man’s brow.

In other words, how is it this man is going to go out and cut everything, and then I’m just going to go out and take all of the work that he has done, and I’m just going to take it because it’s mine. That was the case against slavery. Abraham Lincoln, I think you’re making the case against big government and Progressivism. Why? Because he was making a case on nature’s law.

See, man’s law can change. Man’s law tells you in China you can have slaves. Nature’s law says you can never have slaves. Man’s law changes, goes with the wind. This one comes from wisdom. This one comes from arrogance, pride, and greed.

  • Anonymous

    Glenn looks more like C.E.Koop everyday

  • landofaahs

    In the upside down world of the federal reserve, you paint yourself into a corner not by painting the floor but the ceiling. To go against nature’s laws always ends badly—Enil Selnad

  • The Blue Tail Gadfly

    That was painful to read and I am an advocate of natural law.

    To get a correct and better understanding of natural rights, please read Samuel Adams’ The Rights of the Colonists as Men:

    “Among the natural rights of the Colonists are these: First, a right to life; Secondly, to liberty; Thirdly, to property; together with the right to support and defend them in the best manner they can. These are evident branches of, rather than deductions from, the duty of self-preservation, commonly called the first law of nature.

    All men have a right to remain in a state of nature as long as they please;
    and in case of intolerable oppression, civil or religious, to leave the society
    they belong to, and enter into another.”

    http://www.constitution.org/bcp/right_col.htm

  • Johnathan Read

    Some species will kill to protect their territory or their young , but man, that marvel of the universe, that glorious paradox , who stands at the apex of creature intelligence, is the only species that kills it’s own kind for pleasure.

    ( abridged from Planet of the Apes )

  • MoneySlinger

    Glenn, you are so close to the nailing the relationship between natural law and physics…so close. Hopefully I can meet with you some day and explain that relationship, because natural law is not self centered around mankind…it is the Law of Nature, literally, and is the law that you are sensitive to, but have not fully grasped.

    There is a very real difference between the terms “belief” and “truth” you use so often. If there is only belief, that all arguments are equal. And so, the belief you are arguing for every night, can never be won, and can never be proven, if it’s only a belief.

    If nature’s law is “self evident”, then why can we not make it self evident, beyond a shadow of a doubt, with a simple demonstration, using elementary physics, and demonstrate what is “true”, and prove your case?

    Well, we can. I started a letter to you about 6 months ago regarding this matter, and has now turned into a 70 page book. The natural law you sense, is not centered around mankind. Nature’s law determines the relationship of all things, and is a phenomena of energy. It’s not a believe. It’s elementary science, and can be demonstrated beyond a belief.

    Keep pushing on…thx

  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V8FvmesaxXg Sam Fisher

    I want be free to be who I want to be but government says I have to be they want me to be. I am sorry government but you are not me so therefore you need to get out of my life.

  • Anonymous

    Being it was God who created “nature” then why all the skirting around the issue of Gods Law. When the American constitution was written, America was a land of diverse religious denominations…thus the term was coined “Natural Law”

    It was Thomas Jefferson who placed the “Laws of Nature” concept, into Americas Constitution. The enlightenment of our consciousness…really, it was a political ploy to inject higher standards upon our citizens. But void of definite authority, that of God, morals and ethics could be argued to have different meaning. That was a slippery slope and we see where America has landed. What we are burdened with today, is the results of a Godless society masquerading itself as Christian.

  • Anonymous

    I think Beck has finally understood the danger of repeatedly saying: “We
    are a nation of laws” as if that’s a good thing. We are a nation based
    on principles (Judeo-Christian) which are supported by man’s laws. When
    laws do no support those Judeo-Christain principles, we are in grave
    danger. Let’s not forget that man’s sharia laws are lurking around the
    corner consistently seeking out an opening.
    1 Peter 5:8
    New King James Version (NKJV)
    8 Be sober, be vigilant; because[a] your adversary the devil walks about like a roaring lion, seeking whom he may devour.

  • Mike Nelson

    In fairness, he does say “we are a nation of laws, NOT MEN,” which is the true sentiment. Of the times he’s said only the first part, I have occasionally cringed just a tad, but I think he’s just become a guy who speaks to those who are listening, rather than caring too much about the soundbyte-rapist media.

    I don’t want us to become a nation of men (above the laws), if that’s the other choice, but I sure as hell am tired of being a nation of BAD laws, and loopholes, and bribery in litigation.

  • Anonymous

    If you haven’t read this small book, I suggest you fins a copy of “Escape From Reason” by Francis A. Schaeffer. It really explains this history well.

  • Anonymous

    2 Thess 7-12
    For the mistery of lawlessness is already at work; only He (the Holy Spirit) who now restrains will do so until He is taken out of the way. And then the lawless one will be revealed, whom the Lord will consume with the breath of His mouth and the brightness of His coming. The coming of the lawless one is according to the working of Satan, with all power, signs, and lying wonders, and with all unrighteous deception among those who perish, becasue they did not receive the love of the truth, that they might be saved. And for this reason God will send them strong delusion, that they should believe the lie, that they all may be condemned who did not believe the truth but had pleasure in unrighteousness.
    Sometimes when I just can’t understand why some people can’t see the truth when it’s right in front of their faces, I have to remember that “strong delusion” is being poured out on them because they don’t want, let alone love, the truth. Today who really obeys any laws? The world at large hates the law of God – even if it’s disguised by the name “nature’s law” – but even the laws of man are ignored by the ledgislators who write them! Congress exempts themselves from them and the President of the United States simply changes or ignores the ones he does want to enforce today. The lawlessness we see today is only going to get worse – sorry but that is the truth – until the King of all creation, Christ Jesus, sets His feet on the mount of Olives again.
    “Now when these things begin to happen, look up and lift up your heads for your redemption draws near.” Luke 21:28

  • Anonymous

    The problem is that “nature’s law” has become infested with Evil. We embraced the Evil and Evil will not let go. So, we must proceed on and show others the way out of Evil. The journey is difficult, the path is slippery and narrow. Some people do not like the path and deliberately try to pull the travelers off. We are told that many people will fail in this journey. Still, we have God’s Law to help keep us on the path.

  • Jim

    What are God’s laws? Well…gravity: mass attracts mass. Speed of light: 186,000 miles per second. It never changes. God set it! It must be important. Time only moves in one direction. We can’t go back and change things. Feel free to tell me others.

  • Defend The Constitution

    Once freedom is confused with power, the word “liberty” can be easily twisted toward centralizing the control that destroys true liberty.

  • Jim

    I’m torn on Lincoln. He ended slavery, but in the process he established a precedent that the fed can step in and prevent a state from seceding from the union…even when that state’s constitution gives them the authority to do so. What happens when Texas finally says “enough!”? Gun control, abortion on demand, illegal immigration, EPA, NSA, TSA…the list goes on. I would pack my bags today, but I have a mortgage and sense of responsibility. I don’t run away from my debts. From Game of Thrones, “A Lannister always pays his debts.” I hate the Lannisters…but I must be one(Tyrion?)