Monthly Archive: June 2013

Jun 21 2013

Liberty versus Freedom

Freedom and liberty – these two words are etched into our political core, but we tend to take them for granted, without examining what they actually mean. Freedom is the absence of restriction and control, while liberty implies a state of freedom, but with an added framework of responsibility and accountability added to it. Liberty, …

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Jun 17 2013

The Burden of Self Government

We all want freedom and the ability to self govern at some level in some form. But there is a level of effort that goes with that and we often seem reluctant to do the work. We prefer to abdicate our responsibility and are quick to sign it over to some elected official. We want …

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