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James Walker

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What is freedom?

As we discuss various topics within the TED community, I am struck by the differences in where folks sit with regard to their appetite for freedom (versus risk etc) and indeed people really are very different - which of course is good.
However, as I have debated this informally with friends, I think we have found it easier to say what freedom is not, rather than what freedom is (ie: it's easier to describe freedom by talking about the absence of bad conditions).
So, what is freedom?

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    Jun 10 2011: I would think that Mrs Ghandi's quote could read like this for me

    The ability to listen to and learn from others, the will to remain open for new ideas and the courage to question myself and my deeds is essential for my progress
    thank you Andrea

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