Freedom

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Free To Do What (1)

And once again I am I will not say alone, no, that's not like me, but, how shall I say, I don't know, restored to myself, no, I never left myself, free, yes, I don't know what that means but it's the...

People Come For Money or Freedom (2)

"Itís all circling around the same problem of personal liberties", Walter said. "People came to this country for either money or freedom. If you donít have money, you cling to your freedoms all the m...
Freedom

We Are Absolutely Free Today (3)

Regardless of the staggering dimensions of the world about us, the density of our ignorance, the risks of catastrophes to come, and our individual weakness within the immense collectivity, the fact r...
The Ethics of Ambiguity

I Need my Freedom (4)

I am a free man ― and I need my freedom. I need to be alone. I need to ponder my shame and my despair in seclusion; I need the sunshine and the paving stones of the streets without companions, ...
Tropic of Cancer

To Seek Power is to Lose Liberty (5)

Men in great place are thrice servants: servants of the sovereign or state; servants of fame; and servants of business. So as they have no freedom; neither in their persons, nor in their actions, nor...

Is Such a Man Free? (6)

...Interpreting freedom as the multiplication and rapid satisfaction of desires, men distort their own nature, for many senseless and foolish desires and habits and ridiculous fancies are fostered in...

A Bit of Freedom (7)

Try an experiment and build a palace. Fit it out with marble, pictures, gold, birds of paradise, hanging gardens, all sorts of things... And step inside. Well, it may be that you would never wish to ...

Individual Freedom (8)

We will freedom for freedomís sake, in and through particular circumstances. And in thus willing freedom, we discover that it depends entirely upon the freedom of others and that the freedom of other...

The Free Man (9)

He is free who lives as he wishes to live; to whom none can do violence, none hinder or compel; whose impulses are unimpeded, whose desires attain their purpose, who falls not into what he would avoi...


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