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The Fragility of Freedom

  title={The Fragility of Freedom},
  author={Milton Friedman},
  journal={BYU Studies Quarterly},
  • M. Friedman
  • Published 1 October 1976
  • History
  • BYU Studies Quarterly
We in the United States, and many of you in this country, who have been fortunate enough to be born in a society with a large measure of freedom, tend to take freedom for granted and to regard it as the natural state of mankind. This is a little less so for people in countries like South Africa than it is for people in the United States, Great Britain and other Western countries, and I speak therefore mainly from the standpoint of my own country. We take freedom for granted. The fact is… Expand
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