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Originally posted by helen670
What is Freedom.......???
Well here goes ....Freedom is defined as having unrestricted use or access,
Well I believe that no one in this world has actual true freedom because we all live in this world governed by rules and laws that we have to follow.......but that is not entirely a Bad thing......we need certain rules and laws otherwise the world will cease to function .......chaos will reside and people will do as they please themselves and not nessasarily will be a good thing for all.....
Having freedom should be about trust and loving all of mankind and having to lean against each other in times of need.......But do we really have that?
No.....there will never be true freedom because people have always thought of the '''I'' and how they themselves are better then the next person......
Who cares if millions die of war or disease or commit crimes of murder or rape ........
It seems it 's just another 'bad news'' day and that's it!
Well, freedom should be about caring for the unfortunate whether it seems appropriate or not....in matters of helping one another in times of strife and need!
Freedom starts from ''within'' it is inbuilt in each of us and using it wisely is what it's all about!
Freedom to love each other and not hate is what it's all about.....having the time to listen (really listen) to what one another is truly saying .......
FREEDOM IS NOT about having to express yourself in Stupid unrealistic ways.......eg.......like going naked for some stupid terrorist demonstration to show how you feel.....I mean what or HOW does going naked make it better or prove a point?
FREEDOM is not about having some big demonstration with yelling at the top of your lungs against ''abortion'' or whatever the cause may be.....there are better ways to do this..showing love and talking ....
FREEDOM is not about ''legalizing marijuanna'' and having it become legal because everyone wants to be 'doped' (hmmm is that how it's spelt? )
FREEDOM is about having certain established standards that stand for good ........Firstly and foremost ,FREEDOM is about having a relationship with God and wanting what is good within then what is good externally ....(for the body and it's pleasures!)
If one has no Freedom within (soul)then one can never be really free and have true FREEDOM because having Freedom is about having humility...... freedom comes as a result of being true to your fellow man and not taking credit for oneself.....the body will rot and become non existent(unless of-course one has plastic surgery and who knows how long that takes to break down! )and the SOUL will live on.......to a life of true freedom ....
Do we have freedom today ???
Well that depends on each of us ........inwardly we need quite and peace and love .........outwardly we may never have true FREEDOM because we live in a world that cares more for the ''I'' (one self) then for what true FREEDOM stands for.......peace within oneself first and then freedom comes in the end........No one can take away your true beliefs and take away your soul......they can torture and destroy the body but not the FREEDOM you have within ......It's yours and you decide what freedom is for you , and if you use it wisely then you cannot have it taken away from you........death will come to all one day and if you lose the freedom from within then you have Nothing........in this world or the next.......
Hmmmm I hope all that made sense?