F × S = k

Escapological wise words from sci-fi author Larry Niven:

F × S = k. The product of Freedom and Security is a constant. To gain more freedom of thought and/or action, you must give up some security, and vice versa. These remarks apply to individuals, nations, and civilizations. Notice that the constant k is different for every civilization and different for every individual.

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Robert Wringham is a humorist and the editor-in-chief of New Escapologist.

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