One could not help wondering, after observing the goals of modern religious community-service organizations, if private
property rights were not a political innovation that is at odds with the teachings of all major religious groups.
But in fact, the Old Testament (or the Torah), which lies at the foundation of the Christian, Jewish, and Muslim religions,
establishes the principle of the sanctity of private property long before it ever enjoins generosity, mercy, or love for fellow
Respect for private property not only lies at the foundation of the world's major religions, but it is a necessity for
civilization. But the actions of both private individuals, organizations, and governments threaten this basic human
right -- the right out of which all other human rights necessarily flow.
The 20:15 Project is a community-service organization established to preserve sanctity of private property through legal
action, the authorship of scholarly articles, as well as mediation and other forms of intervention. Underlying all of
the activities of The 20:15 Project is a realization of the importance -- not just of private property -- but of private property
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