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The Harm Principle: How to live your life the way you want to

Updated Tuesday 4th November 2014

This animation explains The Harm Principle argued by John Stuart Mill. 

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Wednesday, 12th November 2014 12:04 - BBC Radio 4

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In his book On Liberty, John Stuart Mill argues for one simple principle: the Harm Principle. It amounts to this - The state, my neighbours, and everyone else should let me get on with my life as long as I don’t harm anyone in the process. Watch this animation to learn more.


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