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Unformatted text preview: As rational organism we have the ability
to pick up on what is good for us. A state authority must allow people to have
this sort of freedom. What we think is good we might bring harm to
others,directly or indirectly. The state of authority has the ability to stop us from
acting freely, if that free act is going to bring harm to others. John Stuart Mill A Classical Liberal Answer 1. The state ruling in a civilized society is necessary to protect people form
harm. It may interfere with individual liberty when harm is likely to result to
others from our actions. 2. While the state may intervene against harm with self-regarding action 3. Individuals may do whatever they desire to do, so long as they are not harming
others. Liberty has to be given or grow up in us. Are you free to read a particul...
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