Positive laws are tyrannical. One’s individual rights — whether they be life, liberty, or property — must be sacrificed by the state in order to fulfill the positive rights of another. For example, if housing is considered a “right,” then the state will have to confiscate wealth (property) from those who have provided shelter for themselves in order to house those who have not … True justice is realized when our lives, and property are secure, and we are free to express our thoughts without fear of retribution. Just laws are negative in nature; they exist to thwart the violation of our natural rights. Government ought to be the collective organization — that is, the extension — of the individual’s right of self-defense, and its purpose to protect our lives, liberties, and property.