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Single Idea 16009

[catalogued under 24. Political Theory / D. Ideologies / 5. Democracy / d. Representative democracy]

Full Idea

In all our own 'freedom' we actually seek one thing: to be able to live without responsibility.

Gist of Idea

When we seek our own 'freedom' we are just trying to avoid responsibility


Søren Kierkegaard (Attack Upon Christendom [1855], p.290)

Book Reference

Kierkegaard,Søren: 'Attack Upon 'Christendom' 1854-5', ed/tr. Lowrie,Walter [Princeton 1944], p.290

A Reaction

That's the plan when I win the lottery. [SY]