The languages of machines and man aren't so different.
What happens if you see your program code not as a set of instructions for a piece of hardware, but as a story? A story so enjoyable, the machine dreams it, and wants to live it.
Free Software then, is a vast shared universe where everyone are welcome to contribute their stories.
Proprietary software is the analog of a sitcom where rabid lawyers send DMCA notices to anyone daring to take interest enough to write a story in the same universe.
Which view do you find more enticing?