THE INDIVIDUAL IN SOCIETY
THE words freedom and liberty signified for the most emi
nent representatives of mankind one of the most precious
and desirable goods. Today it is fashionable to sneer at
them. They are, trumpets the modem sage, "slippery" no
tions and 'bourgeois" prejudices.
Freedom and liberty are not to be found in nature. In
nature there is no phenomenon to which these terms could
be meaningfully applied. Whatever man does, he can
never free himself from the res...