The rule of the road means that in order that the liberties of all may be preserved, the liberties of everybody must be curtailed. When the policeman, say, at a road-crossing steps into the middle of the road and puts out his hand, he is the symbol not of tyranny but of liberty. You have submitted to a curtailment of private liberty in order that you may enjoy a social order which makes your liberty a reality. We have both liberties to preserve - our individual liberty and our social liberty.
That is, we must have a judicious mixture of both. I shall not permit any authority to say that my child must go to this school or that, shall specialize in science or arts. These things are personal. But if I say that my child shall have no education at all, then society will firmly tell me that my child must have education whether I like it or not.
1. According to the author, the “rule of the road” implies
2. The author thinks that when a policeman signals you to stop on a road-crossing, he is
3. The authors is of the view that we should
4. The author holds that
5. The most suitable title of the passage would be
The passage talks about two types of liberties - individual liberty and social liberty.