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Countries that pursue economic freedom get prosperity as a bonus.
The clear lesson of history is that individual liberty, the basic underpinning of American society, requires constant defense against the encroachment of the state.
A society that puts equality—in the sense of equality of outcome—ahead of freedom will end up with neither equality nor freedom. The use of force to achieve equality will destroy freedom, and the force, introduced for good purposes, will end up in the hands of people who use it to promote their own interests. Milton Friedman
Christianity, democracy, the rule of law, indeed free markets, are things worth having, as we might attest; also motherhood, and apple pie. But none of them can be imposed, each must be freely chosen. All are things we chose for ourselves, over many centuries of trial and error. David Warren