political liberty


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Noun1.political liberty - one's freedom to exercise one's rights as guaranteed under the laws of the countrypolitical liberty - one's freedom to exercise one's rights as guaranteed under the laws of the country
freedom - the condition of being free; the power to act or speak or think without externally imposed restraints
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As if political liberty made wage slavery any the more tolerable!
I knew her well enough to have discovered her scorn for all the practical forms of political liberty known to the western world.
'With a pre-planned schema feelings of Youth are also being utilized and provoking' Jam Kamal said Pakistan is the only country in the entire world where people have been enjoying full religious and political liberty.
In response, she produced one of the ur-texts of the modern American libertarian movement, 1943's The Discovery of Freedom, a song of praise to human growth and political liberty's role in furthering it.
Enlightenment values, free markets, and political liberty are intertwined and interdependent.
Unlike Tolstoy, who lived in a comparatively free country in the last periods of tsarist rule, Solzhenitsyn did not believe that "only moral self-improvement was necessary." As he argues in volume 3, part 1, chapter 4 of The Gulag Archipelago, for beings with bodies as well as souls, political liberty matters, too.
Some countries, taking into account their unique backgrounds, start with improving their people's economic lives first and restrict temporarily in measured stages their political liberty. Some others begin with political liberty thinking that their economy would flourish as a necessary consequence.
The author challenges arguments that political liberty and participation are good for people and claims that for most people, they are harmful.
Because of this, presidents in presidential regimes are encouraged to abuse their power and threaten political liberty. The failure of Howell and Moe to acknowledge these findings leaves the reader entirely unpersuaded by their thesis.
This monumental seventeenth-century work by one of Sarmatism's leading representatives articulates the Polish perception and practice of political liberty. Fredro writes in the tradition of the Roman Republic rather than the Athenian democracy.
When it comes to political liberty, however, the greater the value of some individuals' political liberty, the lesser the worth of others' liberty.