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Jack_DeLeon Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jul-01-08 12:18 AM
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72. Not perceived freedom, actual freedom...
from to travel about unaccosted, when people arent free to walk around their own neighborhoods they arent free. Some people in this country arent free. In some places the people living in those neighborhoods have brought it on themselves by not standing up for what is right when they could have, or by themselves supporting those who would take away effect means of self defense away from themselves. I do what I can to make sure those kinds of things dont happen where I live. I value my freedom and the freedom of those around me.

Do you have material possessions that are worth more than a human life?

If I'm able to stop someone from taking or destroying my property or the property of those I care about I would do so. Its not that I value it over a human life, but I do value what it represents over the life of someone who would deprive others of their rights.

If you are like most people you have a job, you spend a good portion of your waking life there, you give up time with your friends and family so that you can have the money to support them, pay your bills, do the things you want. Money is only worth what it costs you to earn it, which is why rich people value money less that poorer people because we work harder for our money than rich people do. I give up more of my life to earn $100 than some corporate CEO. So when someone steals something from me its worth more to me than the money I spent on it, its worth the amount of my life that I gave up to earn that.
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