What, according to H. Gene Blocker, are the most important historical sources for our contemporary conception of human rights?

What, according to H. Gene Blocker, are the most important historical sources for our contemporary conception of human rights?.

Our class’s final essay assignment requires you to reflect on the contemporary relevance of ancient codes, documents, and artifacts that contributed to the evolution of our modern conception of human rights. Your essay should answer these questions:
1. What, according to H. Gene Blocker, are the most important historical sources for our contemporary conception of human rights?
2. To what extent, if at all, can you identify in contemporary culture and government specific legacies of any of the ancient codes, documents, and artifacts we studied this week?

What, according to H. Gene Blocker, are the most important historical sources for our contemporary conception of human rights?