All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘habits of the heart’

The Nature of True Freedom I: Balancing Personal Rights and Collective Responsibilities

The Nature of True Freedom I: Balancing Personal Rights and Collective Responsibilities

I propose that true freedom requires a balancing between a concern for individual personal rights and a concern for collective, shared responsibility.

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de Tocqueville and the Communities of Heart

de Tocqueville and the Communities of Heart

During the formative years of North American democracy (1830s), an observant historian from France, Alexander de Tocqueville, wrote about “Habits of the Health” that exemplified the best of North American communities.

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