Liberty is tolerance for a Disruptive Minority offering choices and the Wisdom of the Many sorting those choices in free markets/speech.

  • Disruptive Minority: Invention, art, music, stories, and so many other insights are the product of the individual or tiny group. The book Outliers provides many examples of the 10,000-hour Rule.  Mastery simply takes enormous dedication on the part of an individual. It is only a few who sacrifice the resources and dedication to discover alternatives.
  • Wisdom of the Many: Some alternatives lack value, some are harmful, some have value, and some will change the world forever. The book The Wisdom of Crowds provides many examples of the Wisdom of the Many in sorting choices. The aggregated wisdom of all of us, with each of us exercising our self-interest is wiser than the wisest of us at choosing between choices.

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