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This is the Problem with Our Concept of Freedom

Paradoxically, it leads to enslavement.

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What is freedom? Probably the most common answer is, “I am free when I can do what I want.” This definition equates freedom with power: the more power you have, the more you can do what you want, the freer you are. So you need power to be free in this sense. With this definition, the search for freedom becomes a…

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Bernhard Kutzler

Bernhard Kutzler

Scientist, former math professor; I explore the mind with scientific meticulousness and write about my findings and experiences. https://www.BernhardKutzler.com

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