So, how "Free" is "Freedom"?

Free or not, the retort to individual liberty rests within the "Golden Rule."

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The word "Freedom" over the last few decades has gone through multiple semantic shifts. It is the most abused phrase as to which I can attest. In literal terms, freedom is about having the ability to function or alter self or something without any restriction. Indeed. It is free if we…




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