Are Individuals Free?
Freedom and creativity go hand in hand. To be able to express and use one’s capabilities is freedom. Our current society restricts and controls each and every aspect of our lives. Most of our liberties are mere illusions. If so, then why don’t we consider this to be the case? Goethe mentioned once: “None are more hopelessly enslaved than those who falsely believe they are free.”
27 May, 2010, 6:20 am
Private property and limited government are unrivaled in promoting personal liberty and material abundance. These institutions of a free society also beat the competition in promoting another vital personal and social good, namely, friendship.
24 May, 2010, 8:02 am
In the literature of anti-capitalism, the dominant bogeyman is unquestionably the big, private, profit-seeking company. Is there a sin imaginable that hasn’t been laid at the doorstep of those who own or manage large firms?