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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 27 2013: Freedom's just another word for nothing left to lose... (Janis Joplin)
      Good tune. :)
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        Apr 27 2013: Tyler, I was wondering when someone would write this.
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      Apr 27 2013: A noun, said she raising her eyebrow in awe of the question's timeless relevance ;-)
      Cheers.
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          Apr 27 2013: And illusion is just an abstract noun, she said, putting on her blue robe, looking for her red pills...

          It has little information in it, she concluded, staring at his back.

          Cheers,
          Anna
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