/ ˈfrēdəm / noun
What Freedom IS:
The right to speak as I please without being assaulted.
The right to think as I want without unjust constraints.
The right to gather with other citizens without hindrance.
Helping my neighbor without coercion of government.
The ability to practice religion as I choose.
Living in a peaceful society that respects my freedom.
The right to earn income without burdensome taxation.
The ability to raise and educate my family as I think best.
Based on property rights.
“Freedom is a fragile thing and it's never more than
one generation away from extinction.
It is not ours by way of inheritance; it must be fought for
and defended constantly by each generation, for it comes
only once to a people.
And those in world history who have known freedom
and then lost it have never known it again.”
- Ronald Reagan
What Freedom IS NOT:
Intolerance of minority opinion.
Freedom is not the right to do as you please,
but the liberty to do as you should.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
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