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Liberty and license.

Liberty minus responsibility equals license.

Liberty is autonomy.

When liberty does not include the power to “legislate,” the experience of it inevitably degenerates into “license.”

You’re supposed to be frustrated.

Capitalism creates demands for liberty, equality, and solidarity that it cannot possibly satisfy.

Liberty and security cannot be balanced.

However, license and security can be traded off.

Individualistic liberty.

It is the liberty to do what I want in my way, for my reasons, under circumstances of my choosing. Notice I did not say “with whomever I want.”

Liberty before liberation.

The struggle for freedom is already the actuality of freedom.

Forgetting positive freedom.

Life without liberty is simply labor and the pursuit of happiness without liberty is a shortcut to consumerism.