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Where Can Freedom Exist?

An Independence Day 2021 Reflection

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Sadly, you and I don’t have real freedom. My political scientist friend would be amused at our expense, as the term ‘freedom’ is an oxymoron. The freedom that most people aspire to have is in fact limited as well as difficult to ultimately perfect as it is inconsistent and bounded by culture, religion, society, politics…




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