SINGAPORE (Mar 26): Animals are born free. In the first few minutes of life, they learn to crawl. Next, they take off into the woods. And soon, they will hunt for themselves.

Men are born with ransoms on their heads. Whether they like it or not, they have to drag themselves to work to earn their keep. They battle daily to get to work, to work, and to come back from work. While they do battle at work, their children do battle at school.

How much does a man need to set himself free? In Singapore, it costs at least $1 million.

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