the idea of a kingly government which respects most of all the freedom of the. People are not under the will or lawmaking authority of others but have only the law of nature for their rule. This, they say, is the privilege of a freeman, since, on the other hand, not to live as a man likes is the mark of a slave. Karl Marx on Equality, by Woods, Allen. Douglas argued that liberties relating to personal relationships, such as marriage, have a unique primacy of place in the hierarchy of freedoms. Iain McLean and Alistair McMillan, Concise Oxford Dictionary of Politics, 3rd edition, Oxford University Press, 2009, isbn. Danziger, Danny; Gillingham, John (2004).