Observations & meditations on the day-to-day

Freedom from oppression.

Freedom from oppression is so self-evidently valuable that we often exalt it into an absolute virtue. It isn’t. An excess of it – the almost complete absence of structure that a number of my teenage clients sometimes blindly crave – can cripple. Freedom is at its best when it is seen as freedom of choice: the freedom to choose a structure, not to live outside the world of structure altogether.

— Shomit


Posted in Blog on Monday, March 12, 2018
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