Freedom, generally, is having the ability to act or change without constraint. Something is "free" if it can change easily and is not constrained in its present state.
A person has the freedom to do things that will not, in theory, or practice, be prevented by other forces.
Freedom is defined as the state of being free, independent, without restrictions, or release from prison.
An example of freedom is a prisoner being let out of prison after serving their time.
Freedom is important because it allows us to be ourselves, and to work together while maintaining autonomy.
Freedom is important because its opposite is detrimental to our well-being and inconsistent with our nature.
Freedom of speech is a fundamental human right that supports the freedom of an individual or a community to articulate their opinions and ideas without fear of retaliation, censorship, or legal sanction.
In a ground-breaking lecture, the philosopher and historian of ideas Isaiah Berlin (1909–97) argued that there are two basic types of freedom that have been defended by philosophers and political theorists: negative freedom and positive freedom.
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