Liberty gets ignored when we don't much care about stretching our barriers, when the safe option is to remain behind the fence, to conform. But what was ever achieved, really, by that strategy? And what well-being do we have without self-expression?
We are each of us unique individuals, so of course we have purposes and goals of our own, or those of others that we identify with. In the name of liberty we need to make room for others to follow their own path too.
Creativity depends on the freedom to discover new choices. As Ai Weiwei said, "Liberty is about our right to question everything."
The lonely path is not a happy one. There's no true liberty ourselves if we restrict that of others, because history has shown that the oppressed eventually break free and are no friend to their repressor.
As Bob Marley said, "Better to die fighting for freedom then be a prisoner all the days of your life."
What is the primary power of the individual? It is the power to create. If that idea seems shop-worn or vague, it is only because the creative force of the individual has been purposefully downgraded from a hurricane to a drizzle. The force is now viewed with a blank stare of non-recognition—or it has been transferred over to used car salesmen and other hustlers who have rebranded themselves as self-improvement gurus, who reduce their proclamations to the language of infomercials. But the individual does not have to buy any of this. The individual can refuse. He can take up a different position. He can invent from the platform of his own freedom. Continues...
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