First freedom meant our noble power of rational and moral self-direction.
Then it meant the mere absence of restraints on our will, so long as we were not violating moral law.
Then it meant the absence of any restraints whatsoever.
Finally it meant the sheer power to act immorally and irrationally, even if the power of rational and moral self-direction were taken from us.
Insofar as this is an illness of the mind, even to recognize its progress is to begin its cure. Insofar as it is an illness of the heart --
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