This report explores that the idea of freedom is very comforting and when the government authorities realized that the society can no longer be controlled by the use of the coercive power of the state, it gradually follows the trend towards “governing without government”. Governing without government is seen as a concept of political freedom which is supported with the concepts of civil liberties and human rights. Most democratic societies are characterised by various freedoms which are afforded with the legal protection of the state.
This essay stresses that there are several types of freedom of which, various kinds are legally protected by the state. In a democratic society, citizens enjoy the “freedom of assembly” of which, they are free to gather, organize a club, groups or any organization as well as “freedom of association” where in, in building up an organization, adults can freely choose their associates. Slavery and discrimination is a thing of the past, and today, many organizations in countries have imposed laws to respect the human rights. There is now a “freedom from government sanctioned discrimination” and “freedom of religion” where in the distinction in races, age, gender, religion, religion practices and culture is now respected and seen as a normal part of a society. Discrimination in the society was decreased, if not eliminated, by the help of policies imposed by the government such as civil rights legislation, equal opportunities law and benefits. Today, citizens are now enjoying the "freedom of education" of which, parents are now free to choose any school that they wanted for their children to send to.
Capitalism is also known as "freedom of enterprise" wherein, companies are now privately owned