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Originally posted by Thyhorrorcosmic
From a person on facebook:
It is the soldier, not the reporter, who has given us freedom of the press.
It is the soldier, not the poet, who has given us freedom of speech
It is the soldier, not the politician, who has given us the right to vote
It is the solider, who salutes the flag, serves under the flag, and whose coffin is draped by the flag, who gives the pro...tester the right to burn the flag...
typical soldier attitude: "i fight so that you can have freedom"
I swear i get sick to my stomach every time i hear that.
We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their military? with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness...
Originally posted by ~Lucidity
reply to post by savageheart
But, see, today they're not really protecting us anymore. They're protecting corporate interests in the Middle East and soon Asia. Who protects me here is law enforcement...especially from terrorists.
Originally posted by unityemissions
reply to post by dalan.
We stopped replying to his idiocies because the fool never learns, so what's the point
What if freedom is a myth?
I think of the monkey born in the zoo. The poor creature has never known freedom. It is fed every day, and its offspring are sold to other zoos. The poor beast is docile in its cage and does tricks for the zookeeper.
What if we have never known freedom and have been taught to embrace our bondage, to fight for it, even to worship it. What if we accept our cage as freedom?