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The Many Faces of Freedom An Exploratory Essay by Elizabeth Whitehead There are a multitude of varying perceptions regarding the concept of freedom Whether the freedom of the individual of our nation or of the human race--there is a constant state of conflicting emotions in our country which date back to the colonial days Just as the new settlers struggled to identify and actuate their ideas of freedom so do Americans today Nothing has stricken more personal chords throughout history than the struggle and debate over differing ideologies of freedom Furthermore history shows that these debates led to wars which spanned the globe and in which millions of lives were sacrificed for freedoms cause As I delved into this complex arena of discussion I found this ongoing debate internalize within me as I discovered the intensely personal nature of the topic Many questions arose How do I personally view freedom Are Americans governed by restrictions of freedoms for the sake of the whole or does the government grant freedoms for the sake of the few Did our Founding Fathers subscribe to an ideology of freedom that persists today Or has our centrally controlled government converted our ancestors guidelines of freedom to hold more power over the people How do opposing views on the allocations of liberties affect the stability of our country as a free society These are all questions which face many Americans today but I took my research to an even further level of contemplation--the freedom of the human race This philosophical view brought even more in depth questions such as Are we as humans capable of handling complete and ultimate freedom Do we need some sort of guidelines and laws to sustain us as a race And most importantly are people ultimately afraid of true freedom Following is my exploration into these questions William C Havard very basically defines freedom as the
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