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What is your definition of 'freedom'?

Every now and then we all question our own sense of freedom and what it is to be 'free'. How it is to live in the 'land of the free'. As much as it can sometimes be a little deep to talk about with peers, I thought this would be the best place to propose a discussion on your personal opinion of what it is to be 'free'.

See, a lot of people I've asked define 'freedom' as the opportunity to do what ever you want... I then follow this with asking, 'If everyone did as they wished, you'd then be bound by a constant fear of the actions of others, would you not? Then how 'free' would you feel?'

I simply want to start this conversation not because I believe 'freedom' is a definable concept, but because everyones' opinions of the idea is different and it's interesting to hear those opinions.


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    Apr 24 2013: The free of me is " follow the not fasten regulation and can achieve your anticipation . "

    In my view I do not think the freedom is not the thorough liberation of your action because we must be resonsible for the conduct of we do .

    This is the existentialism .We alive ≠ We exist .If we want to be exist we must to create a reason or principle of our life .We can conscious ourselves but animal cannot , and this is because we know the value of our existence .

    We do not choose to be borned , but we must making choices throuhout the coming future . Because we know our existence and the result of the improper actions .

    We choose to be ourself ,try to form the distinct character .We are always suffering the torment from the free .
    Because we need to accept responsibility for our responses .

    And like the saying of Sartre , we cannot and mustn't abandon our obligation , plus we shouldn't weasel out from duty .Like : because I am a student that I should l learn ,and that is a deception .
    We also learn to enjoy the " must do " - free.

    So free is accepted your obligation and be voluntarily . Afer you execution of duty , the moment you do what the early you want to is " free " .

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