Under capitalism, free-competition means freedom from the initiation of physical force.
CompetitionFreedom of competition is a consequence of the political right to life, liberty, property and the pursuit of happiness applied to the economic sphere of production and trade.
Capitalist competition is a peaceful and practical form of social cooperation.
One does not lose one’s rights when one becomes a producer; one does not gain rights by becoming a consumer.
Equality under free-competition means “equal protection and respect for rights.”