Entertaining, if mad, philosopher Slavoj Žižek:

As I like to emphasize here in the States, there are freedoms of choice which I am glad to renounce. I like to do a parallel between healthcare and water and electricity. Yes, you can say I don’t have a choice in choosing my water provider. It’s imposed by where I live. But, my God, I gladly renounce this choice. I prefer to have some basic choices made by society – water, electricity, and some elementary healthcare. This precisely opens up the choice, opens up the freedom for other choices.

We gladly renounce the choice to rootkit our Android “tablet” because doing so opens up the freedom to enjoy the use of our iPads.

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