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Quotation of the Day…

… is from page 9 of David Schmidtz’s and Jason Brennan’s 2010 book, A Brief History of Liberty:

Negative liberties are not guaranteed to make us better off, but neither is vitamin C, or exercise – so guarantees are beside the point. The point of negative liberty has less to do with what liberty guarantees and more to do with what liberty gives people the chance to do for themselves.

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