08 JAN 2011 by ideonexus

 Total Liberty Would Reduce Our Liberty

To have free play for one's individuality is, in the modern view, the subjective triumph of existence, as survival in creative work and offspring is its objective triumph. But for all men, since man is a social creature, the play of will must fall short of absolute freedom. Perfect human liberty is possible only to a despot who is absolutely and universally obeyed. Then to will would be to command and achieve, and within the limits of natural law we could at any moment do exactly as it please...
Folksonomies: centrism
Folksonomies: centrism
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If we had the liberty to kill, then everyone's liberty to move about free of fear would be impacted.