John Stuart Mill, On Liberty

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The object of this Essay is to assert one very simple principle, as entitled to govern absolutely the dealings of society with the individual in the way of compulsion and control, whether the means used be physical force in the form of legal penalties, or the moral coercion of public opinion. That principle is, that the sole end for which mankind are warranted, individually or collectively, in interfering with the liberty of action of any of their number, is self-protection. That the only purpose for which power can be rightfully exercised over any member of a civilized community, against his will, is to prevent harm to others. His own good, either physical or moral, is not a sufficient warrant.

via Mill, On Liberty, Chapter 1 | Library of Economics and Liberty.

You can keep your social good.

Identify who is being harmed.

Show me how you intend to address it.

Providing convincing evidence, for your claims and of the effectiveness of the types of solutions you propose, would be very helpful.

If not, begone with your cries of social justice.

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