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Mr Dog asked in Social SciencePsychology · 1 decade ago

How free is man, really?

Vikror Frankl: "Everything can be taken from man but one thing: tha last of human freedoms - to choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one's own way."

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago
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    yes agree!

    you can rob him of anything, but never his mindset.

    to answer your question, men is totally free spiritually and mentally!

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  • 1 decade ago

    Agree

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    I sort of agree... society usually dictates how one responds outwardly. However, one may have whatever attitude they want... internally in their heads.

    I believe that people are most free when isolated. There's no one to judge us, no one to influence us, we're allowed to do whatever we want... we'd be damn happy.

    However, we live in a world with innumerous restrictions, unspoken laws, chains, etc. People almost always tend to cave to peer pressure whether consciously or subconsciously. Some of the things we do that we deem "normal," "ordinary," "everyday" are really the influence of society.

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  • 1 decade ago

    Agree!

    Man is freer than the rest of all living creatures. We are smarter, more rational, more capable of building technology and changing our environment - more capable of making our own decisions. But we often get blinded to that fact, and get trapped in our own petty problems, fears and societal rules.

    We are very free. We just have to wake up and learn to use that right.

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  • nomad
    Lv 4
    1 decade ago

    Today's men are much more free than

    our perdecessors. But it depends upon

    individual.

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  • 1 decade ago

    agree completely

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    Freewill cannot be taken.

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