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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 30 2013: As I thought a bit after my first post here, need to add something more

    Ability / intension / desire of acting /standing against anything unjust /discriminative is also one's FREEDOM
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        Apr 30 2013: Hi Don
        Thanks for your interest , let me combine both of posts here to make one whole definition

        Doing / acting / expressing / believing anything without impacting others negatively and also having the ability /intension / desire of acting/standing against anything unjust / discrminative .
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        Apr 30 2013: Hi Don
        You are welcome.
        Could I communicate , what I wanted to mean ?
        If, yes then it's fine with me. In school I didn't like memorizing "Definition" as written in book , instead interested more in understanding what " Definition" mean....In many instances my teachers were not happy with that so you know what could happen to my score :)

        May be here I again repeated by instinct habit.
        Have a good day
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      Apr 30 2013: I agree with all you say and would like to add - the internet gives you all of that.
      Cheers,
      Anna
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        Apr 30 2013: Thanks Anna.
        Well Internet enabled us to deliver most of the points I mentioned , except one, which is point that need one's physical presence to execute .
        Cheers

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