What is Freedom

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What does it mean to be free? What makes it freedom? And how does it make us Free? America, and its people stand for this freedom, and these beliefs. The beliefs of this great nation speak every language.

These beliefs stretch from the furthest beaches of Africa, to the city life of New York City. These beliefs are pride, freedom, and equality, but mostly freedom. Freedom means to be proud. It means to stand up for what you believe in and to fight for it, freedom to do what you wish, to practice your own religious ceremonies, customs, and beliefs. With this freedom comes a responsibility, a responsibility for your actions.

Freedom is very diverse in a way that only a few nations like the United States, have a chance to live. The price of freedom to me is priceless because how can you put a tag on something that is so pure.

Freedom can only bring peace and prosperity allowing everyone to feel equal, and mobile enough to say, live, and follow in what they believe. The United States, having its freedom, is the only thing that is keeping our world civil. While giving us flexibility in expressing our true selves, without being held to a minimal extent, this is freedom. If we didn't have our freedom, I believe we would be living under a dictatorship that would probably be similar to the Hitler era.

Without freedom what could you do? You couldn't do anything you believed in, you couldn't go where you wanted to, and you couldn't say what you wanted to. I feel living without freedom must feel like being a robot and doing only the few things that some sort of communistic government would command you to do. These recent attacks in Washington, and...