The Problem with the Land of the Free
The notion of America is synonymous with freedom. Often described as the “most free” country on earth, if you want to be free, you must go to America! It is a land full of possibility. We see this idea permeating world culture, everywhere from Colin in Love Actually seeking (and in unsurprising rom-com fashion, finding) his sexual emancipation from the oppressive, reserved British culture, to the nature writings of John Muir.