There are many different flavors of freedom. For example, there is freedom as capacity and freedom as detachment.Freedom as capacity means supporting people so they have the ability to take advantage of life’s opportunities. You encourage your friend to stick with piano practice so he will have the freedom to really play. You support your child during high school so she will have the liberty to pick her favorite college.
"Republicans Can’t Pass Bills" is from the July 20, 2017 Opinion section of The New York Times. It was written by David Brooks and narrated by Barbara Benjamin-Creel.