Freedom Is Worthless Without Ethics

Baring My Freedom, Photo by BradensEye courtesy of Orient Beach

Morally nursing our compulsions of expression lends dignity to any dynamic. Shirking values when blessings have been bestowed simply won’t win us the true consent of individualism’s driving desire to be allowed to pursue with acclaim. Ethical efforts in place of unconscious actions are infinitely commendable. To have firearms, dye your hair, speak your mind, date whom you like, and wear what you like or no clothes at all rank the realms of freedoms. But what works for one does not necessarily suit others. There are places and times most freedoms retain admiration. Energized with leeway can land us healthy evolution or dastardly deeds. May we seek to preserve praiseworthy freedoms with the motto “No harm, no foul”.

definition of freedom

1: the quality or state of being free: such as

a: the absence of necessity, coercion, or constraint in choice or action

b: liberation from slavery or restraint or from the power of another : INDEPENDENCE

c: the quality or state of being exempt or released usually from something onerous freedom from care

d: unrestricted use gave him the freedom of their home

e: EASE, FACILITYspoke the language with freedom

f: the quality of being frank, open, or outspoken answered with freedom

g: improper familiarity

h: boldness of conception or execution

2a: a political right


If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and never will be. ~Thomas Jefferson

When did we start abusing the privilege of definitions? I’m a dedicated optimist always circling back to high hopes for our world whenever menace comes out to play. Our humanity is wrought with those taking liberties with the execution of their freedom. Pushing the envelope on freedom has taken a highest peak performance threshold need. Just because the USA leadership folks of 1791 deemed our right to bear arms does not mean we need those current arms times millions to be pumping guns full of bullets since they have an ancient piece of paper backing them up. Fired guns result in dead people. Death is a step of finality. Mistakes that can’t be corrected are the worst of freedom’s exploit’s known. As much as the Red Bull subculture junkies need adrenaline, freedom feeds off the need to soar. Though, all things have a consequence. Even those cliff jumpers must account for failure and success. Many a ballsy friend of mine turned parent has stopped their outrageous proclivities for the sake of keeping themselves alive for their family.

To enjoy freedom we have to control ourselves. ~Virginia Woolf

Not everyone wants to swim, surf, dine and dance in the nude. So, instead of subjecting the entire universe to those of us who might enjoy a bit more exposed frolic, there are kind people who’ve created sanctuaries in which to get one’s undressed freedom in motion. I’ll never forget the first time I waltzed onto that stretch of sand without a stitch of clothing on. I instantly felt a full release and unfettered sense of adventure rose rapidly. The freedom to be me just as I came into the planet was spine-tingling. Was Google Earth going to grab a snap and my naked bum would be included? This was the ‘hardest’ of fleeting thoughts. In positions of flexing our autonomy, it’s noble to curtail enforcement of our beliefs, bias, or predisposition to anyone else who doesn’t agree with us. I may wish clothing were solely artistic instead of required. Yet, as it is not, my ability to grasp the use of nudity in appropriate manners is key. Very few relishes being force fed.

Freedom is not the right to live as we please, but the right to find how we ought to live in order to fulfill our potential. ~Walt Whitman

Potentiality is focused on usefulness. How great we can be, how great we are, is not a game. Your capacity is marked by contribution to yourself and others. It is not that we can wage war, steal, or otherwise rampage in any form. Those are muscles of ersatz freedom unless fully mounted on a faithful urgency of genuine need. People proclaiming virtues with such conduct are violating the ethos of freedom. Rightfully so, the idea of “anything goes” anywhere anytime is damaging. Never will we fit the whole of what we want into everyone else’s box of perfection. It is up to us to channel the preciousness freedom provides. Reckon you are not alone on this land. Gauge what features of freedom are your personal fit. Set out to liberate yourself within the culmination of your highest self. Let the ethereal powers guide your conversations to ask: “Shall this be good?” to complete our choices.

Freedom is nothing else but a chance to be better. ~Albert Camus

Worthiness is holiness. Unvarnished freedom’s major distinction is reverence. I worship those supporting freedoms in torn countries, not neglecting my own. Freedom privately calls on me to stand out from patterns that surround me. I’ve chosen to live without a home and spend my hard-earned dollars to sit on airplanes that shepherd me to submersions of divergent cultures. I keep peeling back layers of the minimalist lifestyle to lurk in its hallways finding evermore effective means to surpass my prior cutbacks. Freedom has literally given more free room in my unboarded life to achieve the exact sensitivity chased by millions — the world is my oyster. If only the monarchy of financial institutions would step up to honor every conscientious way of living. Nonetheless, I remain paving the best way for me. In approach, my functionality is my integrity and might influence the ideology of others. In the least, founded freedoms to which we give positive rise may level up thy neighbors intellect.

Individual freedom affinities indulged with acute accountability reign most supreme.

LOVER of life. Especially people, places, philanthropy and photography.

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