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Liberalism

The philosophy that one ought to be able to do what one would like provided it does not hurt another person. It was conceived in the 19th century primarily as an economic and social philosophy espousing religious liberty, the free market, and capitalism. In the 20th century, it became associated with the left, especially in the United States, due to a concern for social justice. As a result, a liberal tends to favor regulation of private enterprise. However, adherents to what is sometimes called "19th-century liberalism" or "European liberalism" are presumably more amenable to the free market.
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It takes the liberality of a conservative to rescue him from oblivion and discover his essentially traditional cultural temperament.
Love demands generosity and liberality, even toward enemies.
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Each organization needs to determine the limits of its liberality.
Scholars generally believe that Dante intended it as the last poem of the Convivio, which he explains will treat "liberalitade" (VIII, 18), although "Doglia mi reca" actually deals with the opposite of liberality, avarice.
Sins' and Virtues of Outsourcing Deadly Sin Outsourcing Holy Virtue Outsourcing Equivalent Equivalent Superbia (pride) Self-righteousness Humility Openness Avaritia (greed) Asymmetry Liberality Reciprocation Luxuria (lust) Lavishness Chastity Conservation Invidia (envy) Imitation Kindness Innovation Gula (gluttony) Gamesmanship Temperance Restraint Ira (wrath) Impatience Patience Resolution Acedia (sloth) Apathy Diligence Consistency
The yobs, the consequence of liberality, have ruined
And it is only the Athenians, who, fearless of consequences, confer their benefits not from calculations of expediency, but in the confidence of liberality.
West's professions of liberality are belied by vilifications of his opposition.
Liberality or generosity was treated in book four of the Ethics.
A nation, he argues, can move toward democracy and, at the same time, diminish liberality generally and human rights particularly.
73) This in part explains the extraordinary liberality of parole decisions between 1942 and 1945.