posted on Aug, 25 2009 @ 05:31 AM
I think I loved my thoughts more when I was younger. "when I'm an adult I'm gonna earn myself lots of money, buy a nice house and have a wonderfull
life"... recognize that?
Then I entered the twenties and I felt like I had to find a way to function in this society, like everyone else, get a job, earn just enough to tie
the ends. I found a husband, we got a baby and bought a typical house-in-a-row. The Plain old story of a medium family.
The rebel-teenage-Me had finally understood what the parents where always saying.
Now I'm in my mid thirties and that rebellious thought pattern is emerging again. I'm not content, life has not turned out what I expected it to be
(does it for anyone??)
I look out my window on the first floor of my appartement building (yeah, we sold our medium house and traded it for... the next crap!)
and I see people, lots of grey people who take life as it comes, they may complain, but still, they take it thinking they don't have another
I want that 'other' choice.
My husband makes a nice income... 30 years ago, that income could buy us nice things, now you need almost double that money to be able to buy a house
and drive a car, etc...
It used to be a womans choice : does she work and provide an extra income? Or does she stay at home and take care of the kids? Now that choice is
gone: she has to work and leave her kids home alone after school. A man used to be able to provide for his familly... not anymore.
My hubby and I had a fun conversation the other day: if we wanted to, could we live our lives and not be part of a society? Not depend on society
Let's say we buy land, build a house on it with our 4 hands and go back to basics. We grow our own food, have some chickens, maybe a cow or two for
the milk, etc.
A situation in which we wouldn't need anything else then the things we provide for ourselfs. The kids would be home-schooled. We would quit our
jobs and live a simple life... simple, but in total freedom!
yah right! dreaaaaam on.
Some research showed us that for one, we would STILL have to pay taxes on our land and house or they'll take it away from us. We are not allowed to
home school the children, they can be taken away from us. We would be constantly monitored on our mini-farm.
We would still be obligated to pay for health insurance, even if we choose not to use it or seek medical care.
but why? Well, because we are "registered citizens", we have an id card.
so ok, we don't want that either, what do we have to do to get rid of that? Simple, we let us take out of the citizen registery. That would mean that
we don't have a registered adress, we loose our citizen rights, etc... wel ok for us, we don't want them anyway...
and again that is reason for the gov to take away our children... on top of that we would be registered elsewhere: as homeless people. (fine for us,
just give us our freedom)
BUT then... a homeless person can't own a house and land and a mini-farm (otherwise he wouldn't be homeless, right?)
So now we are seen as tax frauds, what we are doing is illegal and we can go to jail for that....
So basically: if you want to own something you have to pay taxes on it, if you need to pay taxes you must have an income, if you have an income you
have to pay taxes on it, if you don't pay taxes you go to jail.
It is the law of the country.
wow, what a system...
where is the freedom?
On a mountain top somewhere far away, where no one knows you exist, there is the freedom.