across the world individuals have learned that only by interacting peacefully
can we achieve a more harmonious, prosperous, healthy and tolerant
society. To these ends millions have
optimistically involved themselves in a global liberty movement.
libertarians, while seeing the promotion of individual rights a worthwhile goal
in itself, also believe that a free society is a universally beneficial
one. Consider the stories of the diverse
contributors who share with you the reasons that they were convinced to embrace
freedom and the idea that men and women should govern themselves. These contributors are from many corners of
the world and from different walks of life.
You will find their personal experiences mind-opening, illustrative, and
this collaboration you will find the personal journeys of fifty five
individuals from fifteen countries.
Included are philosophers and physicians, economists and judges,
military officers and environmentalists, police officers and soccer moms,
lawyers and small business owners. You
can read about the paths to understanding of people like well-known journalist
John Stossel or Susette Kelo who fought all the way to the Supreme Court to try
to keep her home from being confiscated and delivered to a private business. From Africa, from behind what was the Iron
Curtain, Europe, Asia, and North, Central and South America there are dozens of
tales about why these diverse people came to similar conclusions: freedom is
best for all.