Freedom of citizens is the freedom to do what is stated in the agreements with the government. Only in connection with these bonds, I will now speak about freedom of citizens. Indeed, as we see that there is no state in the world, which would be set enough rules to regulate all the actions and words of people (for this is impossible), it follows necessarily that in all kinds of activities, which are silent rules people have the freedom to do their own intelligence suggests the most advantageous for them. For if by freedom in the true sense we understand the physical freedom, t. E. Freedom from chains and prison, it would be absurd to people as is often the case, they demanded the freedom which they so obviously enjoy. On the other hand, if by freedom meant freedom from the laws - it is no less absurd, because then people would demand for themselves, as they often do, that freedom, in which all other people could become masters of their lives. However, as it is absurd, it is this demand, not knowing what the laws are powerless to protect them if they do not come to the aid of the sword in the hands of one or many people, forcing to obey the laws. Freedom of citizens is therefore only in those things that are sovereign in regulating their actions are passed over in silence, as, for example, the freedom to buy and sell or otherwise enter into agreements with each other, to choose their place of residence, food, lifestyle, teach children at their own discretion and t. d.
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