It’s a funny word, really. Freedom certainly isn’t free. What I do know, however, is that it means we all get to do and say things others might not like.
Here’s a quick intellectual argument.
tl;dr governments telling us what to think always results in a bad reality and a worse ending.
But freedom also means, gut squirming as it is, people have the freedom to do this:
Mao Sugiyama, a self-described “asexual” from Tokyo, cooked up, seasoned and served his own genitalia to five diners at a swanky banquet in Japan last month, Calorie Lab reported.
Freedom: it’s shocking. It’s unconventional. And no wonder it has rarely existed throughout history, is constantly under threat, and yet the fleeting moments humanity has had it, has seen quantum leaps in our evolution, our progression.