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The human urge for liberty has not performed too successfully in history so far. It could not, as a value, prevail over attacks from and seductions by the opposing urge for subordination and domination, respectively, looming in many disguises.

Liberty as a term is nothing but an ought-proposition, which can easily be devalued by different competing and conflicting ought-propositions.

Instead, self-ownership is based on intellectual analysis of the irrefutable axiom: Humans can and do ration scarce resources to chosen ends. Self-ownership as a stringent deduction thereof thus has the far bolder status of an is-proposition and might turn out to be socially more efficacious than what has so far been understood as the urge for liberty.

At the same time, self-ownership constitutes a delicate equilibrium in rating inalienable and alienable property, giving rise to a second thought on equality and diversity.

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