something i heard on npr this morning has me chewing on a large mental nugget.
is getting on a plane without having to wait in line for two hours a liberty or a privilege? i think this is something that we will all have to demarcate clearly and in a public way in the coming months.
lest you take me for a raving libertarian, i’ll be the first to admit that i don’t know the answer. what is the proper balance between personal freedom and collective security? are our liberties those protected by the bill of rights and everything else is privilege?