Why freedom

• By F. Sionil Jose, National Artist | What is freedom? What is truth? Are they useful? Freedom itself, may be the root of injustice. A billionaire publisher, righteously claiming freedom as is beacon may oppress his employees, intimidate his rivals or corrupt officials to protect and enlarge his empire. Freedom then becomes a social menace. Freedom as value as discussed in Sherds. In a major scene, the potter artist, PG Golangco is asked: “Do you believe in art as social protest? Goya and Picasso used their art politically.”

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