Freedom and Liberty are not free. Look at how many have willingly given their life to assure our freedom and liberty. Young men, and women, who when that moment came upon them. When there was no time to back down, recognized what it was they were standing for, and without further hesitation gave their life so others, namely, you and me, could be free. Yet, we, those left behind, seem to take for granted those freedoms and liberties fought so hard for by others.
Yet there are those on the other side of the world who advocate a different social order for all man kind. They would take our form of liberty, justice and freedom away. They would replace our Constitution with Sharia law, under which we would cater to the rule of a high priest, who would rule even over any form of legislative process. Womens head would be covered, men would worship Mohammad, and the freedom to express your opinion would be severely limited.
Or, on the other hand, there are those nations who would have no God, no permission to worship, no right to religion, and a government that dictates your life, where you live, where you work, and even what social class you belong to. No chance for advance, no hope, no future. The only ones with privilege are the so-called ruling class.
In our country, we are watching the very erosion of freedom. We can say what we want, but if what we say seems to be of any threat we might have problems. If our political opinion differs from the so-called-political-norm, we might end up with issues before the IRS. We might be deemed a threat to National Security. Suddenly the liberty and freedom we thought we had is not there anymore.
And while this is going on at its slow, gradual pace, most of us remain passive, saying that it’s necessary because of this War on Terror. As more and more of our social order falls away to various Special Interests, we just remain passive. Times are changing. We must release our phobias, and fears in this ever-changing world. We gotta be Hip, get with the program.
My fear is that one day we will awaken to a world where there is no freedom, no freedom of speech, no free Press, no liberty, and the very concepts of justice will be replaced by a cruel, intolerant law that allows nothing but strict obedience to some high priest, who rules over all. Then, some of us, those who were so tolerant, and passive, will rise up in defiance of this new form of Social Order. And we will be shut down quickly and taken away to a far away place where no one knows where we are. This was done, they will say, to protect freedom, Liberty and justice.
What do you think?………..Is this where we are heading? …………. I look forward to your insights on this issue and all the issues of the day.
Have a great day and as usual………God Bless America!