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Should Society Force Individuals to be Free?
Should society force individuals to be free?
Imposing unfreedom on all people in a society costs too much money. Societies that try it go broke within a couple of generations.
Autonomy and freedom are the natural constraints of human life.
Freedom is the best way to happiness.
If society does not force individuals to be free, most of them will not try to become free.
The original thesis contradicts itself: society cannot force anything, individuals can force others to do certain things, and no individual can force you to be free and the mere existence of the idea of disagreement (As in, "I don't want to be free") results in freedom.
Society should promote and help citizens to be free. But never force.
Society should not care about individual freedom, therefore it cannot force them to become free.
Freedom is an individual choice, and society should not care about that.
Society is better off if the individual isn't free, e.g. by limiting rights to bear arms.
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