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The Price of Freedom is Vulnerability

A primary consequence of a free society is vulnerabilities to attacks. Autocracies are the antithesis of free societies and are expert at hiding their vulnerabilities by denying their citizens the basic freedoms of an open press and unrestricted speech and mobility as well as hiding it from the outside world. There are many political conservatives here who would like more of that here. But vulnerability, respect, and unobstructed openness are at the very heart of a free society. Freedom is a sign of strength because it sets one free to be creative and unhindered enabling one to reach their potential. Continue reading

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