Freedom and equality?

Reese reeza at
Thu Aug 31 09:03:08 PDT 2000

At 10:45 AM 31/08/00 -0400, Gordon Fitch wrote:

>It's curious that personal autonomy is found, even assigned,

>to the Right, given that the Right is the party of

>authority, power, status, private wealth, order, and

>conformity, the friends of the King of France, while the

>Left is the party of freedom and equality. How'd that

>happen, anyway?

I think it stems from differences in how key terms are defined. Take freedom and equality, for example; how do you define them? How do you think someone from the other camp would define them?


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