Voting: An Exercise in Freedom

Voting: An Exercise in Freedom

“How absurd men are! They never use the liberties they have, they demand those they do not have.” So mused Soren Kierkegard, a famous philosopher of the 19th century, and his observation stands true today.

You can see this thinking everywhere in our country today. People agitate for the ‘liberty’ to marry whomever they wish. They demand the ‘right’ to the bathroom of their choice. They lobby for the ‘freedom’ to use mind-altering drugs.

Don’t think that only the left is agitating for greater ‘freedom.’ Conservatives push for greater gun rights, farm rights, and the right to work. Personally, I am glad to see them do this, and I believe it is wonderful. What is absurd is how many do so while neglecting to vote.

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