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  1. Odessa Dawn's Avatar
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    "Escape from responsibility is impossible."

    "But the luxury of distance is no longer possible, nor is responsibility hazy. Science openly and publically admits that birds are just as smart, feeling, spiritual – conscious – as we are (or would like to suppose we are). Escape from responsibility is impossible."
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    Shouldn’t subject in the underlined part be constructed in gerund/ infinitive?
    Escaping from responsibility is impossible.
    To escape from responsibility is impossible.

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    Re: "Escape from responsibility is impossible."

    Both the gerund and the infinitive are possible; so is the noun.

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