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For to be free is not merely to cast off one's chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedoms of others.

---Nelson Mandela

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From:glykyskoritsi
Date:November 13th, 2004 12:43 am (UTC)
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i love this quote, esp the part that says "respects and enhances the freedoms of others"
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From:wearingwords
Date:November 13th, 2004 01:30 am (UTC)
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yes.
how can we be a free nation without respecting the rights of our citizens?
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From:eyes2sky
Date:November 15th, 2004 11:55 pm (UTC)
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so we are not a free nation?
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From:xxshamelessxx
Date:November 16th, 2004 12:24 am (UTC)
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obviously, as a whole nation we are free, but certain members of our society are being denied basic rights. until everyone is equal, we are not truly free.
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