If you like the article’s title, I have to be honest with you: It is not my work. It is the essay’s title written by Isaiah Berlin, the first one who theorised about two kinds of liberty. According to what Berlin wrote, we could face two different varieties of freedom: negative and positive.
Even more often we hear slogans which extol freedom and equality, as old socialist purposes. Almost every European left-wing party has used these ideals in its political narrative, uniting the main images that the socialist world has wanted to show about itself, in the second-half of the 20th century. It is hilarious that the representatives of the totalitarian regime, which had wiped out half of Europe with its coercive power, destroying all sorts of individual freedoms, would talk about freedom.
The liberty movement has often struggled with trying to convince people to embrace freedom, liberty and individuality; to create a beautiful world where people are free to pursue personal happiness and embrace the personal responsibility that comes with it.
If we take a step back and look at the past two hundred years, there have been radical changes. Slavery has been abolished virtually everywhere, democracy is widespread, wars are less common, and world poverty has never been lower.
Karl Marx left a strong antireligion inheritance to generations of socialists, but why are religions so incompatible with socialism? Because socialism constitutes a religion in itself.
Freedom is not granted, and achieving it is not particularly easy or fast, like any achievement, it requires time and effort to spread the right ideas, which in their turn will lead to the right actions. It is a daily fight.
Marxism is all around us, but what needs to be done to tackle it efficiently? We shall learn from our opponents.
Critical thinking is more important than ever in times where the establishment accuses of Conspiracy Theory the voices that are contrary to their interests
Governments refer to all the services they are forcing to be shutdown as non-essential services to the economy. But for whom these services and workers are not essential?