Classical Liberalism

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The first theory to be discussed is classical liberalism. The text from our in class discussion states that “humans are rational and self-serving individuals”, I would ultimately think this means if you don’t assist humans with surviving they will accomplish this task eventually on their own. Classical liberal opinion on liberty is that individual independence triumphs group equality. With this being said classical liberals believes that to override ones individual independence for group equality, great justification should be given. Classical liberalism states that each human has the natural right to private property. Adam Smith is a classical liberal who introduced the invisible hand, which theorizes that in a free market the effect of the
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