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People Must Want To Be Free

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posted on Dec, 11 2011 @ 11:16 AM
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...ather than accept any responsibility at all for the tragedy, or even to acknowledge that American foreign policy was at least partly to blame, the ruling elites resorted to the mantra: "They hate us because of our freedom."

Incredibly, America's cherished freedom was branded as the cause of this atrocity, not our military adventurism or our interventionist foreign policy. “They hate us because of our freedom,” politicians asserted, ignoring the reality that the United Stares is the world's preeminent “nosy neighbor,” supporting tyrants who oppress their own people, advancing American corporate and economic interests over those of other nations, and imposing our will and values on other peoples without regard for their culture and history.


Even now as the US continues its policy of being the world's nosiest neighbor, we see people wanting to take control of their own destiny. Hopefully one day the US will take a hint.




posted on Dec, 11 2011 @ 11:20 AM
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and now this...

www.abovetopsecret.com...

That said, what is the true definition of freedom? What is it exactly, that people want, that they don't have, in the U.S....I mean, middle eastern countries, are understandable...



posted on Dec, 12 2011 @ 01:02 AM
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Thanks. S&F.
Liked the quote from your link OP.

"Power concedes nothing without a demand.
It never did, and it never will.
Find out just what people will submit to,
and you have found out the exact amount of
injustice and wrong which will be imposed
upon them;
and these will continue until they are resisted
with either words or blows, or with both.
The limits of tyrants are prescribed by the
endurance of those whom they oppress.”


- Frederick Douglass, August 4, 1857



posted on Dec, 12 2011 @ 01:26 AM
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Originally posted by Demoncreeper
and now this...

www.abovetopsecret.com...

That said, what is the true definition of freedom? What is it exactly, that people want, that they don't have...


Freedom is the emancipation from the arbitrary rule of others and the right to choose and to create for yourself the alternative of choice.




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