"You can check-out any time you like. But you can never leave."
C.S. Lewis' brilliant book "The Great Divorce" is about a bus that pulls up on the outskirts of Hell, offering "the damned" free passage to Heaven.
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No one accepts the offer - the gift.
Everyone has a good rationale, all of them "Made In America!"
Really good rationales.
The best rationales!
What's in the way?
You don't even have to stay!
You can "check it out"... and -- if not to your liking -- go back whence you came.
You CAN go home again!
I'm reminded of the lyric from "Hotel California": "We are all prisoners here of our own device."
It's at the 3:38 mark: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6UbEpqLmUNo