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Unformatted text preview: Suqi Liu Section 44 Freedom means that people can act as they wish without hurting other people’s rights. Therefore, an individual can achieve the greatest freedom only when not bound to a community because a community contains other people who limit an individual’s freedom, communities naturally create social problems, and laws within a community seek to equally distribute freedom to everyone, which limits one’s individual freedom. First of all, a community exists only if there are human beings. Because human nature is by self- interests, and the profits are various and sometimes conflicted, either substantial or spiritual,one action will certainly one group’s desire while dissatisfying other groups’willing. Therefore, if there is no one except for one person standing in the world, he can basically decide for himself without thinking about any other issues, such as hurting someone’s feeling or infringing on someone’s rights. For example, a student shouldn’t play rock and rolls during midnight if he lives someone’s rights....
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This note was uploaded on 12/03/2011 for the course AMERICAN H 100 taught by Professor Dr,holland during the Fall '08 term at BYU.
- Fall '08