John Stuart Mill (1806 – 1873), On Liberty

“The only freedom which deserves the name is that of pursuing our own good in our own way, so long as we do not attempt to deprive others of theirs, or impede their efforts to obtain it. Each is the proper guardian of his own health, whether bodily, or mental or spiritual. Mankind are greater gainers by suffering each other to live as seems good to themselves, than by compelling each to live as seems good to the rest.”

  • Here here! …unfortunately election day did not help this process. I wish Washington was only open for business 1 week per year.

    And that bailout is not such a good idea … I can see a very rapid cycle boom / bust occuring.