Gustavo Ballvé on November 10th, 2011
Food for thought, Home, Mental models

His editorial in the WSJ, actually an essay to celebrate his Alexis de Tocqueville award at the Independent Institute, is about the search for Liberty and how one dedicates his craft to it. Liberalism means different things in different countries, as he points out very well, but “true liberalism”, as he states it, seems to be a lost “art”. Tip o’ the hat to Rodrigo Constantino’s blog, and we’ll leave you with the start of a great passage – just the start, to entice the reader to read the entire text: “This is the core insight of true liberalism: All individual freedoms are part of an inseparable whole. Political and economical liberties cannot be bifurcated. Mankind has inherited this wisdom from millennia of experience (…)”

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