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Freedom means free will.
Tyranny is comfortable for the sheep. Sheep have different tolerance levels of control but they usually don’t revolt until their access to food and shelter is threatened.
We should build these tyranny structures as close to the community level as possible.
But we need safeguards against this centralized power and the corruption it causes to the individual.
originally posted by: jtma508
Haven't you been reading the posts? You can't have freedom without tyranny.
But the problem I don't know how to address is the people that don't want freedom. The people that willing give up massive amounts of their freedom to others because they do not want self-responsibility and self-accountability. History gives good examples of how these imbalances were resolved in the past, but there has to be a better way than a sea of red.
But with wanting to be free and recognizing the call of self responsibility you will always have a choice. Even if the choice is between servitude or death, it is still a choice.
History proves how much power these 'poor' people have when they bond together under a common goal. The majority of people do not try to improve their surroundings, their society or even themselves when they are comfortable.
How much control we give others over ourselves is directly up to us. Remaining silent is the same thing as giving our controllers full reign in what they will do or giving them our consent. The way our government is currently operating is due to our complacency. If we as a people of these United States really got involved enough, we could dictate down to the last period on the contract, where these tyranny structures were built and how much control they had.
History gives good examples of how these imbalances were resolved in the past, but there has to be a better way than a sea of red.