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Langa Bodlani – The best way to promote individual freedom in South Africa.


This is the essay and motivation contributed by Langa Bodlani as his entry in the recent Freedomfest competition sponsored by Bob Glenister.  Is this the matter about which we should be having a discussion in South Africa. After all is our constitution, hailed as the most progressive, not a sufficient guarantor of individual freedoms.  The […]

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Kate Louw – How I would promote individual liberty in South Africa


The best way for me to promote individual liberty in South Africa would be for me to join the Free Market Foundation full time. However I doubt I will do that any time soon. Another way would be for me to pursue my interest in the political freedom of the most helpless sector of the […]

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JP Myburg–Van Der Walt – The best way to promote individual freedom in South Africa


This is the essay and motivation contributed by JP Myburg–Van Der Walt as his entry in the recent Freedomfest competition sponsored by Bob Glenister. Individuality!? Words spoken on lips by the Government, is it empty promises with a perfect picture painted by people to illustrate an imaginative world??? Individualism is the moral stance, political philosophy, […]

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Jasson Urbach – The best way to promote individual freedom in South Africa


This is the essay and motivation contributed by Jasson Urbach as his entry in the recent Freedomfest competition sponsored by Bob Glenister. This essay was one of the winning entries. The best way to promote individual freedom in South Africa… is to win the hearts and minds of South Africa’s citizens and provide them with the […]

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Jeremy Burnham – The best way to promote individual freedom in South Africa


This is the essay and motivation contributed by Jeremy Burnham as his entry in the recent Freedomfest competition sponsored by Bob Glenister. First we need to establish that individual freedom is desirable.  InSouth Africathis comes up against two linked propensities – ubuntu and jealousy.  Ubuntu with its romantic and historical appeal is easy to justify […]

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I Swart – How I would promote individual liberty in South Africa


This is the essay and motivation contributed by I Swart as her entry in the recent Freedomfest competition sponsored by Bob Glenister The Best Way to Promote Individual Freedom in South Africa, is by actively encouraging a value system that encompasses doing no harm, whilst taking responsibility for one’s actions. Individual freedom cannot be attained […]

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HJ Lombard – The best way to promote individual freedom in South Africa


This is the essay and motivation contributed by HJ Lombard as his entry in the recent Freedomfest competition sponsored by Bob Glenister Freedom is not a thing that can be given. It is not bestowed on us by forces greater or better than us. Freedom is a cumulative experience consisting of a series of individual […]

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Garth Zietsman – How I would promote individual liberty in South Africa


This is the essay contributed by Garth Zietsman as his entry in the recent Freedomfest competition sponsored by Bob Glenister. At the root of all barriers to freedom in SA are cultures that are fundamentally collectivist and/or authoritarian and hostile toward individualism.  If we are to attain freedom for all in SA we need to […]

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Gavin Ray – The best way to promote individual freedom in South Africa


This is the essay and motivation contributed by Gavin Ray as his entry in the recent Freedomfest competition sponsored by Bob Glenister. Individual liberty is a principle that is both moral and efficient. It runs deep in South Africa’s history, whether it be the pre-colonial African tribal system of government that looked so much like […]

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Garreth Bloor – How I would promote individual liberty in South Africa


This is the essay and motivation contributed by Garreth Bloor  as his entry in the recent Freedomfest competition sponsored by Bob Glenister. Freedom in South Africa: Jobs, not dependency Entrepreneurship and small business development is not optional. If entrepreneurship is to be successful it must exist within a legal and political framework that protects private […]

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