Sears: I've always heard that freedom isnt free

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"If free will argues that those who possess it 'do not have to make the choices they do; they have the ability[...] to choose otherwise" (Double 12).

I love arguments concerning free will.  In this instance, free will and freedom are being compared.  As with Segismundo, we see that when he gains his freedom, his free will does not know how to control itself, and he becomes a tyrant.  However, when he recieves his freedom for a second time, he seems to realize that with freedom and free will comes great responsibility.  If we do have free will, then we must balance it with good choices.  This at times can be very difficult to do since more often than not, the easier path is the wrong choice. 

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