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Just What Is Freedom?

Freedom is not given to us by anyone; we have to cultivate it ourselves. It is a daily practice.

– Thich Nhat Hanh

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How Much Do You Value Freedom? Whose Freedom?

Unfortunately these zebra are not free. I have mixed feelings about zoos. What about you?

Unfortunately these zebra are not free. I have mixed feelings about zoos. What about you?

All good things are wild, and free.

– Henry David Thoreau

Why do we prefer to contain them?

Liberty, Freedom and Justice for All

On this Independence Day, how should we judge ourselves?

A nation should not be judged by how it treats its highest citizens, but it’s lowest ones.
― Nelson Mandela, Long Walk to Freedom

When I came across these words by Nelson Mandela, I recalled similar words that I had seen at the FDR Memorial in Washington, DC.

So how are we doing at providing liberty and justice for all? Or does it mostly go to those who can pay for it?

So how are we doing at providing liberty and justice for all? Or does it mostly go to those who can pay for it?