The right and ability to act and express oneself in a freely chosen manner

Liberty, in politics, consists of the social, political and economic freedoms to which all community members are entitled. In philosophy, liberty involves free will as contrasted with determinism. In theology, liberty is freedom from the effects of, "sin, spiritual servitude, [or] worldly ties".

  • Bill of Rights, United States - First 10 amendments to the U.S. Constitution
  • Bureaucracy - A hierarchy of government officials, mostly unelected, that set policies, prescribe regulations and administer them

The introductory paragraph uses material from the Wikipedia article "Liberty" as of 18 Jun 2018, which is released under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike License 3.0.