Does religion restrict freedom?

Does religion restrict freedom?

Does religion restrict freedom? The word ‘freedom’ is one of the great buzzwords of our culture. In the words of the rock band Queen, we all want to “break free”. Whether it’s Mel Gibson shouting “Freedom” as he is hung, drawn and quartered, or Martin Luther King crying “Free at last, free at last, thank God Almighty we are free at last”, we all want freedom. But as Rousseau famously observed: “Man is born free but everywhere he is in chains”. What chains our freedom? Economics, certainly. After all I may…

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From truffle pizza to Roger Federer — Five things we learned in St. Moritz

From truffle pizza to Roger Federer -- Five things we learned in St. Moritz

From truffle pizza to Roger Federer — Five things we learned in St. Moritz Truffle (CNN)History was made, sporting idols were spotted and an Austrian great ensured the World Ski Championships in Switzerland’s famous resort St Moritz — the home of skiing, glitz and glamor — concluded in style. To mark the end of the two-week championships, CNN Sport picks out five St. Moritz highlights. Success breeds success Once again Marcel Hirscher was the leading man on the slopes. The Austrian, 27, who had been suffering with flu, secured two…

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