Scale concept

Liberté and Responsabilité #JeSuisCharlie

by Kazeem Olalekan

How many angels dancing on the head of a pin?

The debate about balancing liberty with responsibility is an important one but of little value because the balance is more or less different for each person akin to the forlorn task of determining how many angels are dancing on the pin head.  As individuals try to get the balance right for themselves and someone (or a group of people) comes along and re-calibrated the scale with such alacrity and incredulity, thereby making the scale swing precariously from one extreme to another with jangling nerves, I am more or less sure where I stand: #JeSuisCharlie.

The contributors in the clip below do make some important points though:

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