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Ezlivin Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-05-11 05:45 PM
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107. Do you like and enjoy freedom?
You seem to support the idea of eroding personal freedom.

Freedom is just that: The freedom to do something. If you take an opportunity and read McWilliam's book, you'll see that we've lost the whole notion of what freedom truly means.

If I'm truly free to pursue happiness, then why can't that happiness involve inhaling smoke from a burning plant or ingesting a peyote button? If, in the pursuit of my happiness I harm no one, why should you intervene? Why should a so-called free society intervene?

I have no problem with bass fishing. But some men do. Some men ruin their relationships over their bass fishing. Should we then ban all bass fishing because of the problems some people have?

Let's get back to expanding and enlarging our freedoms instead of restricting them.
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