Anthem Freedom

By - Allie, Jenna, and Mackenzie

What is Rand’s definition of freedom?

According to Rand the definition of freedom is the absence of physical coercion.

According to Rand, why is freedom crucial for a rational mind? Can innovation and intellectual freedom exist in an oppressive society?

According to Rand freedom is crucial for a rational mind because if we didn’t we would slowly destroy ourselves. Innovation and intellectual freedom can not exist in an oppressive society.

For Rand, what is the opposite of freedom? Why does this type of government prevent freedom?

For Rand the opposite of freedom is government control or communism. This type of government prevents freedom because everything is public with one leader who can see and controls everything.