Most will give up an acre of freedom for a closet of security. Too often, we take our freedom of speech for granted. Lloyd For so long as but a hundred of us remain alive, we will in no way yield ourselves to the dominion of the English.
Last modified Aug 26 Fri Noam ChomskyThe Common Good Fatherland without freedom and merit is a large word with little meaning. Our country will let anyone say anything. Government is necessary to preserve our freedom, it is an instrument through which we can exercise our freedom; yet by concentrating power in political hands, it is also a threat to freedom.
I existed as an American living my reality from day to day. But not many people are speaking out and using that freedom that isnt very common around the world. Jacques EllulThe Technological Societyp. He will ask rather "What can I and my compatriots do through government" to help us discharge our individual responsibilities, to achieve our several goals and purposes, and above all, to protect our freedom?
The society that puts freedom before equality will end up with a great measure of both. Albert Einstein"Moral Decay" ; later published in Out of My Later Years Everything that is really great and inspiring is created by the individual who can labor in freedom.
We believe that freedom of speech is defiently a freedom we take for granted. I mean in other countries, everyone has to be Muslim or Jewish or Buddhist ect, and here we all think that freedom of religion is just an everyday thing.
If they had freedom of press Cubans could become more educated. The powerless unite to watch the powerful. We have the freedom of speech and we still are scared to speak our minds.
That is the freedoms we take for granted October 16, at Registered voters must vote and anyone, who are voting age, must vote.It is easy to take liberty for granted, when you have never had it taken from you.
~Author unknown, Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom, must, like men, undergo the fatigue of supporting it. ~Thomas Paine Freedom is not worth having if it does not connote freedom to err.
~Mahatma Gandhi. I am not truly free if I am taking away someone else's freedom, just as surely as I am not free when my freedom is taken from me. The oppressed and the oppressor alike are robbed of their humanity. When I walked out of prison, that was my mission, to liberate the oppressed and the oppressor both.
Freedom can never be taken for granted. Each generation must safeguard it and extend it. Your parents and elders sacrificed much so that you should have freedom without suffering what they did.
The thinking reader should study the history of thought to fully appreciate our freedoms and be on the lookout for those who wish to take them away. The brilliant J.B. Bury has boiled this history down to less than pages in his fascinating book Freedom of Thought: A History.
Each Vote Matters. Many decided not to vote because they thought their vote didn’t count. They were unaware that their vote would have or could have changed the electoral vote of the state they reside in, which could’ve changed the resulting reality.
Stabroek News editorial on “freedom of thought and of religion,” () is a timely reminder of the fact that this freedom must not be taken for granted. Even though in the Guyanese.Download