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Written on Jan, 02, 2020 by in | Leave a comment

In the American model at least, rugged individualism is not about autonomy as such but your freedom to decide for yourself to which communities you will belong. Historically, religious affiliation, trade or profession, etc., were in greater or lesser measure determined for you by circumstances. The classic example is religion. At the time of the American founding, religious membership in …

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