What is freedom?

Freedom is the absence of physical coercion. In a political context, freedom means to live in a social system based on individual rights, or in practical terms: freedom from the initiation of force. Initiation means those who start the use of force to achieve their...

Why does the individual need freedom?

“Since knowledge, thinking, and rational action are properties of the individual, since the choice to exercise his rational faculty or not depends on the individual, man’s survival requires that those who think be free of the interference of those who don’t. Since men...