The Spiritual Core of Liberty

I’ve been focusing a bit more on editing than writing lately, although I have also forgotten to post links to one or two essays in the meantime.

Not today, however.

Today at the Acton PowerBlog, I pick up on economist Dierdre McCloskey’s argument in a recent essay for FEE to explore further the nature and core of liberty:

While the logical core of liberty in society may be best understood through an economic lens, the history of liberty suggests that the spiritual core of liberty flows from the nature and rights of conscience. As Acton once defined it, “Liberty is the reign of conscience.”

Read the whole post here.