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Old 07-28-2009, 05:13 PM
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Originally Posted by SeventhCrow View Post
If one has a nominal right to travel yet will never be able to do so due to participation in a system that won't allow one to gather the resources to travel, then one isn't actually free to travel.

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This brings up an idea of relativity in freedom.

Essentially each person defines their freedom based on what they want and how hard they are willing to work to achieve the resources to get that freedom.

I don't believe most systems deny anyone the ability to collect resources. I find it more prevalent that some people aren't willing to work for it. There are at times medical limitations on one's ability to collect resources and I accept that.

If my idea of freedom is being able to read books than I must put the effort into learning how to read. No one is going to hand me that knowledge.
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