Adonis Diaries

Learn to retain your freedom, born with it? How to go about it?

Posted on: November 12, 2016

Learn to retain your freedom, born with it? How to go about it?

Long time ago, a small community voiced a set of laws or codes of behaviour: Males and females voted on the laws after a calamity that decimated the village.

The neighboring villages refused to even listen to these laws: They are cleverer than this community and felt comfortable with their customs.

The laws were orally spread to far away communities.

A few villages selected the items that satisfied their life-styles, and the chief or the council of elders contributed in the trade-off discussions.

A few villages edited the laws and interpreted them differently.

All the villages never got to the last items in the laws that stipulated: “You are born free. Learn to retain your freedom”.

This items was the abstract one among the other more practical in nature for running the daily life.

And it was Not logical: Why you need to learn to be free if you were born with it?

Many people were burned alive for voicing publicly this right and considered to be heretic persons and witches.

Nowadays, this item is back on the list of laws, but the operationalization of how and what to learn is muddy and diverse.

War in mostly the preferred option to subjugate other communities into abiding to laws that don’t suit their conditions, situations and world views.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

adonis49

adonis49

adonis49

November 2016
M T W T F S S
« Oct   Dec »
 123456
78910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
282930  

Blog Stats

  • 865,367 hits

Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.adonisbouh@gmail.com

Join 443 other followers

%d bloggers like this: