Reedom, Our Public and Private Interests, and Kants Questions

Looking back to Aquinas, we find an underlying concept of what it means to be a human being, namely one who lives up to our rational defining character. A similar notion appears in Kants essay On the Question: What is Enlightenment?”, but with a profound difference. What is that difference, and how does it inform us on how to better understand his claims for freedom, our public and private interests, and his Supreme Moral Principle of Good Will? Illustrate your response with examples taken from your everyday experience.