I love the NSA. It's like having a secret fan-base you will never see, but they're there, watching everything you write and it makes me feel all warm and fuzzy inside knowing that I may be some person's only form of unconstitutional entertainment one night.
Classical liberal thought in my opinion goes hand in hand with contracts, property rights, and the free voluntary trade between peoples.
You know the time is right to take control, we gotta take offense against the status quo
Originally Posted by A. de Tocqueville
With regard to self-ownership, each of us own his or her own body, and nobody else does. Nobody is the property of another.
I think this thread has demonstrated that the use of the word "own" in this context is somewhat awkward and unusual. Perhaps there is a better way to describe the concept.