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Freedom of enterprise was from the beginning not altogether a blessing. As the liberty to work or to starve, it spelled toil, insecurity, and fear for the vast majority of the population. If the individual were no longer compelled to prove himself on the market, as a free economic subject, the disappearance of this freedom would be one of the greatest achievements of civilization.

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Herbert Marcuse (July 19, 1898 July 29, 1979) was a prominent German-American philosopher and sociologist of Jewish descent, member of the Frankfurt School.

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