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comes not from the constitution. Natural individual liberty comes from human reason. If people are consistently rational (do not believe in miracles, utopia or the need to sacrifice an individual to his neighbors or society), laws can be rationally adjusted - limit taxes, limit role of government, limit gov budget relative to GDP and make it balanced. On the other hand, if majority of people are not consistently rational, no constitution will chain them down for long.