I found and interesting (but old) article about freedom. I thought I would share a paragraph and let you peruse the rest.
Society changes only as the members of society change, only as men and women are regenerated and, as that faith wanes, freedom wanes.by Jesus Christ. Apart from regeneration, a society can have some material progress, but no real advantage or freedom for most men as a rule. The areas of freedom have been the areas of Christian faith,