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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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At first reluctant, he is chided by Portia, playing on the virtue of liberality: "I see, sir, you are liberal in offers" (4.1.434).
Awolowo had leveraged on the liberality of the soul of the Yoruba to make them rise beyond petty and silly squabbles and focus on the large picture and big dreams, people who watched television before Southern France and, a year after, Britain became development-focused and not as barbarians.
Gary Alejanos impeachment case against President Rodrigo Duterte, the committee made it clear that admission of a complaint notwithstanding defect in the verification in the exercise of liberality, would be the last time.
Trudeau is well-known for his liberality and has previously suggested that openness and respect were better ways to defuse Islamist terrorism than "layering on big walls and oppressive policies".
Facebook user Lucas Vogelius wrote: "Protest and solidarity in the best way: men and women standing united against oppression - united in a common cause and struggle for liberty, liberality and freedom."
It means opulence, with generous liberality of sentiment and public spirit.
The opposition came when she was briefly headed by Liberality over a furlong out but there was never much between the two and Monasada ran on well to hold the runner-up, who had hit 1.08.
From the beginning she had more liberality than her husband and as deep a commitment to improving the cultural as well as the political standing of his realm.
The Bustan is entirely in verses and consists of stories illustrating virtues of justice, liberality, modesty and contentment recommended to all Muslims, as well as of reflections on the behavior of Sufis and dervishes and their ecstatic practices.
Making Amends for Everybody's Faults through Liberality and Magnanimity
It seems to me that Jesus's ministry spoke to a life of liberality and abundance; a liberality and abundance that is meant to be ours when we knock on doors and have them opened to us.
(21) In a more recent article, Liberalism and liberality, he elaborates on this by stating that liberalism begins with a disguised naturalization of original sin as original egotism.