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The Importance of Freedom

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The Importance of Freedom By Tarek Nigam Many of us take freedom for granted. Many of us tend to forget the hardships and sacrifices our forefathers of freedom went through. Many of us fail to cherish and value our granted freedom. Many of us do not apprehend the full meaning of freedom. However, a few among the society realize the value of such a bestowment. Our Freedom today exists as of the actions of those who believed that it was a necessity to live by and disallowing it is a relic of days more barbarous than ours. But those mere sentences will never illustrate to us the hardships and rigorous tasks undertaken to give us our freedom. At a time many of our forefathers took up arms and faced the forces of oppression for our freedom. ...read more.

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Yet a year after these horrible events the American Armed Forces are claiming that they are doing their jobs, but in a barbaric way. Yet a year after these horrible events they are arresting countless Iraqis on grounds of suspicions. Yet a year after these horrible events countless innocent Iraqi civilians are thrown in jails. Yet a year after these horrible events innocent Iraqi prisoners are dragged like dogs on leashes and sexually assaulted. In a desperate bid for freedom, Iraqis assembled themselves into armed militant forces. They have been ceaselessly fighting the occupational forces demanding their withdrawal. Many Iraqis support the militants' causes because they deem foreigners to be as faceless and heartless monsters. The Iraqi people yet stand- alone in the mist of their battle for freedom and are overshadowed by the forces of evil- yet they do not give up hope. ...read more.

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To women this was a symbolic victory. The ballots could finally spell out a woman's name on it. The fall of communism was another symbolic victory for the fighters of freedom. During the Soviet Era, freedom of speech and religious freedom was forbidden. Citizens of the Soviet Union were forced to accept conformity. Putting aside their religious, economical, and political differences accomplished this. Even though, this achieved stability citizens were deprived of religion, political activity, and art. This only angered the citizens and brought about the fall of communism. By prohibiting the freedom of individuals it causes them to take extensive measures to obtain it. Even though, conformity brings about stability it is not so spectacular as instability. Conformity deprives people of the beauties of life. Conformity creates a non-expensive civilization. Freedom is a moral right and its exclusion is a relic of days more barbarous than ours. ...read more.

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