I heard a priest say in a homily once that his favorite definition of freedom is “the opportunity to do the right thing.”
It’s been running around in my head ever since. I’m not sure I understand it entirely, but I do like the way it pulls freedom away from selfish “I do (insert irresponsible action here) because I can” or “hey, it’s a free country” justifications and toward the idea of collective responsibility. I believe we need a lot more collective responsibility and a lot less selfishness. And I like it because it starts with us.