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freedom for everyone?

does freedom for everyone means freedom without limits? can we be free to do whatever we want without imposing on the freedom of others? if someone is free to smoke himself to death, which is his prerogative, we should respect that. but surely we should also respect the freedom of someone not to inhale second hand smoke. which holds the greater value? how do we decide on whose freedom do we uphold?

but then, if we have limits, surely then we are not truly free?

is there such a thing as true freedom?

i guess the only way to move forward is to have compromises. and by compromise i mean sacrifice. we all need to sacrifice a little bit of our freedom to ensure that all in all everyone would be in the position where the common benefits would outweigh the individual costs.

we need to focus.

we need to be prepared to let go of the things that we hold dear for the greater good. we need to be able to trust those who would then define what this 'greater good' would be. we need to trust them that what they have planned would indeed benefit all.

do we have that trust? or better yet.. who do we trust?
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