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The cost of being free.

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posted on Nov, 30 2010 @ 08:27 AM
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We must start by asking if we are truly free to begin with. The principal of basic law is essential as for without laws we would have chaos but, to what extent is law infringing on rights, basic rights, one of opinion, expression, ownership and more.

Think of all the rights that you have and surely you can come up with a law, by-law, rule that takes away that right or limits it under certain conditions and situations. The more we progress in our free society, them more we vote in laws the more we give up our rights to freedom and the more we en cage ourselves in the socialist way of living.

You have the right to be a land owner, until you chose that you also have the right to not pay propriety taxes.
You have the right to own a car, until you chose not to pay your license plates.
You have the right to own a house but you must keep that house to your neighbor's standards.
You have the right to free speech, until you offend someone.
You have the right to free representation by the state but you must settle for the law student that almost failed.
You have the right to bare arm, well...no so much in certain states or here in Canada.
You have the right to defend yourself, sometimes and it must not be done with excessive force.
You have the right to vote, for the people they chose best for you to vote for.

And I could continue like that for 20 more pages.....

Remember, you have the right to be free, free in the ever so tightening noose of law and political pressure.




posted on Nov, 30 2010 @ 08:28 AM
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we DO have the right to be free, but free costs...
are you brave enough to tread that path and its results?



posted on Nov, 30 2010 @ 08:34 AM
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I believe we are free and are restricted only by what we choose to enslave ourselves with. The law only binds you when you choose to follow it. That choice to conform or not proves we have the freedom we all desire. Though there are repercussions for breaking a law, that does not mean that we cannot. So yeah, I think the amount of freedom we have depends on the amount of fear we withhold in ourselves. The more fear, the less freedom and vice versa.
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posted on Nov, 30 2010 @ 08:35 AM
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True freedom begins and ends in the mind as far as I am concerned. There will always be someone or something that takes away some physical form of freedom.

But...

No one will ever take away the freedom I have in my mind to think whatever the hell I please..



posted on Nov, 30 2010 @ 08:44 AM
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Freedom is not something you can define for me. It has nothing to do with any technology, vehicle or income, It has to do with being intrinsically free and soveriegn and not listening to others. I am a sovereign being. I renounce all the traps in this world. We need to pull together in the next year, because 2011 is a critical one, and refuse to go to war, and care about the billions starving.

To show a freed society, not just an individual, would mean us opting out. Reforming our counsels and alternative schools, groups that help in every area of life, in actual meetups with other people, and basically doing everything we can do ourselves, including creating our own businesses and not buying from the monopolies. But there are different forms of freedom. The surface kind is an illusion, its what we feel linside, our intentions and perceptions that do count.

So determine you're free and try and help another do the same. And renounce/denounce all the governments, and write that in to them.



posted on Nov, 30 2010 @ 08:47 AM
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good post, my conclusion is this, you are as free as your checking account is thick, nothing more, nothing less
2nd line.



posted on Nov, 30 2010 @ 08:55 AM
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How right you are.

The rich and elite will always have the power, reguardless of what country you live in. The banks, politicians, and the super rich make the decisions, not the little guy who makes up the majority of any country.


Freedom is a state of mind. Unfortunatly I don't feel very free right now.



posted on Nov, 30 2010 @ 12:44 PM
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Nothing is "FREE" there is always a cost to anything labeled free,strings,stipulations,taxes,whatever.The definition of free has come to mean something totally different than what you will find in any dictionary.................We are not free........and haven't been for a very long time.



posted on Nov, 30 2010 @ 12:51 PM
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We are only as free as we allow others to be.

He who cannot reason is a fool.
He who will not reason is a bigot.
He who dares not reason is a slave.

Laws only make everyone pay for the mistakes of the few,to benefit the few.

And believe me,there is a lot of profit being made in the convincing you of the opposite.



posted on Nov, 30 2010 @ 12:53 PM
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Originally posted by ewokdisco
we DO have the right to be free, but free costs...
are you brave enough to tread that path and its results?


You do not know that.

I am not going to talk about my stuff, but man why people think they are free in society is beyond belief.



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