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Personal liberty requires economic liberty; when the latter is suppressed, the former can never manifest.

Whether you’re more in the Orwell camp or the Huxley camp, the problem always begins with a healthy dose of collectivism or statism. Throughout the 20th century, these socioeconomic conditions always seems to deteriorate into oligarical collectivism and eventually into totalitarianism.