Jeremy Bentham

Died: June 6, 1832, Westminster, United Kingdom

Bentham defined as the "fundamental axiom" of his philosophy the principle that "it is the greatest happiness of the greatest number that is the measure of right and wrong".

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Necessity is the Mother of Contention

This is a really helpful hack to see where the blind spots of freedom lie. Some easily accepted as a norm under social contract. "I would gladly give up X for some Y." Yet Y is an artificial question, void of philosophy and punctuated with anticipated future outcomes.

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