Essay The Views On Freedom And Freedom

1101 Words Jun 21st, 2016 null Page
"There is nothing to take a man 's freedom away from him, save other men. To be free, a man must be free of his brothers. That is freedom. That and nothing else." (Anthem). There are many different definitions of freedom and freedom means different things to every individual person. For that reason, I think that is why there are different groups, such as the Libertarian’s and Rawlsian. Both of these groups have principles that relate to freedom, but just like every individual they have the different looks on how freedom should be dispersed.
After reading the chapters about Libertarians and Rawlsian, I am able to see where the two groups have their differences about freedom. Libertarians believe that individuals should have the choice of freedom. The way that I understood the ideas of the Libertarians is that individuals should not have to give up their freedom for others. The one example that I found to be helpful in understanding the libertarian view is about taxing. In the novel it talked about how libertarian’s think it is not just to tax the wealthy more to help the poor. This example was the example that the novel gave, although I cannot relate to that specific example I can relate the view to my life. The life experience that I can relate the libertarians view is when I was back in high school. As I was in high school I was in an English class that had a lot of students who did not care to be there. I was a student that cared about my education and cared about…

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