…And who determines those limits?
Within socially constructed reality would it not be the people themselves, with respect to the extent to which they were capable of sharing substance (as per Kenneth Burke’s ‘consubstantiation’)?
If people were capable of sharing Burkeian consubstantiation to a higher degree than their government, such that their government became not only superfluous but a burden upon the people, would their government willingly and expiditiously adjourn?
By what lawful process? If there is no lawful process for dismantling a defunct government, and the government is charged with legislating rights, it is soely the power of the government to determine the limit of human rights.
If it is ultimately the power of government to establish a limit on human rights, and there is no lawful basis for dissolving a superfluous government, what cause is there for a government to refrain from eroding human rights?
Since it is not the function of government to produce wealth, but to regulate commerce, and it is commerce which sustains government, is it not in fact those who control commerce which ultimately determine the limits of human rights?
In as much as profit is a motive of commerce, i.e., personal gain as opposed to shared substance, and governments are sustained by the structure of commerce, than it is those pulling the levers of commerce which ultimately determine human rights, both implied and explicit.