“Liberties appear only when liberty is lacking: they are the special privileges and exemptions that groups and individuals may acquire while the rest are more or less unfree…and while liberty is compatible with not being allowed to do specific things, it does not exist if one needs permission for most of what one can do.”

in F.A. Hayek, Liberty, Writers

-F.A. HayekThe Constitution of Liberty, Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, Paperback edition, 1978, p.19.

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