RESPECT FOR INDIVIDUAL LIBERTY

Recognizing an individual’s basic rights to freedom of speech, movement, association, etc., this value calls for free individual choice to govern matters from relationships to resource allocation. It argues against centralized intervention by external parties beyond the enforcement of contracts. On this view, individuals should be free to make agreements to exchange goods and services based on their means and preferences. Any forced participation is unjustified and individuals should not be required to enter agreements not of their choosing.

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