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From Year 0 (BCE/CE): 1602.3
Post Date: 06/08/1602

30 Phil, Chapter 23, Roger Williams, Touchstone 58: Liberalism.

Liberalism emphasizes personal freedom for all, individual rights, equality before the law, and limited government intervention. A suitable guiding statement is:

“Social progress through individual autonomy, political freedom, civil liberties, and equality for all.”

Emerging from the intellectual ferment of the Enlightenment, liberalism offered a radical departure from the classism that dominated for centuries.

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