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The attainment of inner freedom requires struggle over the course of a lifetime. It requires a spiritual practice that disciplines the ego and moves the soul toward higher purposes. And this is where the spiritual discipline of fasting is related, intimately, to freedom.
With a few notable exceptions, much of what is written and said about freedom is primarily focused on outer experiences. What's rarely discussed is that having outer freedom does not guarantee the inner experience of being free.