Mill's On Liberty

Where does Mill use the phrase 'purely personal conduct'?
IV
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Where does Mill say 'no person is an entirely isolated being'?
IV
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What are Mill's three criteria for freedom and where are they found?
lib of conscience (freedom of opinion), lib of tastes and pursuits and lib to form associations IV
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Where does Mill use the phrase 'despotism of custom'?
III
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Where does Mill say 'it is desirable, in short that in things which do not concern others, individuality should assert itself'?
III
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Where does Mill say that liberty involves 'pursuing our own good in our own way' and 'framing the plan of our life to suit our own character'?
I
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What does Mill compare man to in contrast to a machine?
a tree
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Where does Mill say 'there is no such thing as absolute certainty'?
II
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Where does Mill say that inaction can be just as bad as action?
I
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Where does Mill say 'everyone who receives the protection of society owes a return for the benefit'?
IV
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Where can tyranny of the majority be found, other than in law?
in 'prevailing opinion and feeling'
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What is 'the chief mischief of legal penalties'?
'they strengthen social stigma'
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Why is individuality important to society?
it is 'quite the chief ingredient of individual and social progress'
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Why do we need individuals?
'without them, human life would become a stagnant pool'
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