Perhaps most people in the world aren't trying to be free, Kafka. They just think they are. It's all an illusion. If they really were set free, most people would be in a real bind. You'd better remember that. People actually prefer not being free.
 Haruki Murakami, Kafka on the Shore (2002). copy citation

Author Haruki Murakami
Source Kafka on the Shore
Topic freedom constraint illusion
Date 2002
Language English
Note Translated by Philip Gabriel

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