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Liberty minus responsibility equals license.
When liberty does not include the power to “legislate,” the experience of it inevitably degenerates into “license.”
Capitalism creates demands for liberty, equality, and solidarity that it cannot possibly satisfy.
However, license and security can be traded off.
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.”
The struggle for freedom is already the actuality of freedom.
Life without liberty is simply labor and the pursuit of happiness without liberty is a shortcut to consumerism.