Diligent Yet Free

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“I have tasted freedom. I will not give up that which I have tasted.”–LGBT activist, Harvey Milk

Have you noticed certain people love their freedom so much that they actively try to suppress the liberty of others? On the other hand, have you also noticed people who love freedom so much that they do not give a care about personal responsibility? Isn’t there some sort of happy medium?

This is why I selected a quote by Harvey Milk. He devoted much of his life to the cause of freedom for the gay community and for human beings at large. He had a persistent character who inspired millions of people. Yet, in his heart, he was a free-spirit. He loved life and went for the gusto. Milk understood that he could not retain freedom if others could not exercise their freedom. He was not a pristine, pure soul, but then who…

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