„Because to take away a man's freedom of choice, even his freedom to make the wrong choice, is to manipulate him as though he were a puppet and not a person.“

Madeleine L'Engle Foto
Madeleine L'Engle
escritora estadounidense 1918 - 2007

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„When we program a computer to make choices intelligently after determining its options, examining their consequences, and deciding which is most favorable or most moral or whatever, we must program it to take an attitude towards its freedom of choice essentially isomorphic to that which a human must take to his own.“

—  John McCarthy American computer scientist and cognitive scientist 1927 - 2011

" Ascribing Mental Qualities to Machines http://www-formal.stanford.edu/jmc/ascribing.html" (1979) Sect. 5.5: Free Will. Reprinted in Formalizing Common Sense: Papers By John McCarthy, 1990, ISBN 0893915351
1970s

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„Then vote for him the boss will if he must; he cannot be caught on the wrong side, but he does not feel the pleasure of a personal choice. Which is the center of the panic.“

—  Norman Mailer American novelist, journalist, essayist, playwright, film maker, actor and political candidate 1923 - 2007

Superman Comes to the Supermarket (1960)

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„No one can take away the freedom of a man's soul.“

—  David Gemmell, libro Legend

Fuente: Drenai series, Legend, Pt 1: Against the Horde, Ch. 9

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„As a liberal I would hesitate to propose a blanket ban on any style of dress because of the implications for individual liberty and freedom of choice.“

—  Richard Dawkins English ethologist, evolutionary biologist and author 1941

As quoted in Richard Dawkins causes outcry after likening the burka to a bin liner https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/religion/7936221/Richard-Dawkins-causes-outcry-after-likening-the-burka-to-a-bin-liner.html (10 August 2010), The Telegraph.

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„Choice depends on the freedom to choose and if you are shackled with debt you don’t have the freedom to choose.“

—  Tony Benn British Labour Party politician 1925 - 2014

Interview with Michael Moore in the movie Sicko (2007).
2000s

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„In America, through pressure of conformity, there is freedom of choice, but nothing to choose from.“

—  Peter Ustinov English actor, writer, and dramatist 1921 - 2004

As quoted in Morrow's International Dictionary of Contemporary Quotations (1982) by Jonathon Green

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„Freedom of choice is more to be treasured than any possession earth can give.“

—  David O. McKay President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 1873 - 1970

LDS General Conference Report (April 1950) page 32

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