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held in servitude

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hampered and not free

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For a vast majority of consumers, especially the subaltern groups, work continues to be defining for their state of unfreedom.
Then there is the signal state of unfreedom in North Korea.
12) James Tully, "The Unfreedom of the Moderns in Comparison to Their Ideals of Constitutional Democracy," Modern Law Review 65, no.
The fixity is a result of historical circumstance, historical trauma more specifically, and trauma engenders unfreedom, that is, it triggers the compulsion to repeat, "and causes identities to batten down, to go exactly the other way: towards dogma, the dangers of coercive and coercing forms of faith.
Within its first month of opening, more than 30,000 people visited the museum, examining its many exhibits and viewing Suite for Freedom, a film that explores three basic themes: unfreedom, slavery and freedom.
It is quite another to discern the ways in which liberalism itself nurtures unfreedom.
That is why Bauer (1984: 26-27) emphasizes that "in the Third World, as in the West, the extension of opportunities presented by the market has been and is of critical significance for the poor"; "poverty is not the same as unfreedom in the sense of being subject to coercion by others"; and "a market order is a necessary condition of personal freedom.
Sen (1999: 3) argues that development must be viewed as a process of expanding real freedoms for both men and women, and that it requires the elimination of "major sources of unfreedom including poor economic opportunities for women".
Provided we see that the determination of our choices by natural law and human history involves no sort of compulsion upon us, and is thus fundamentally different from the particular sorts of unfreedom we have earlier recognized; provided further that we do not take this determination in some deflationary or reductionist, materialist sense which would remove the distinctive character of our mental powers entirely; we can then see that such determination precisely makes possible the possession and exercise of the powers which constitute free choice.
How can a choice of total future unfreedom possibly be a legitimate freedom?
But the state's offering of a choice between procreative unfreedom on the one hand, and abject poverty on the other hand, is really no choice at all.
In the Third World countries, which were being colonialized by Western powers, to speak the language of the rulers is a practical difficulty and essentially a symbol of political domination and unfreedom.
And you know that they coulda never hold people here surrendered to unfreedom.