One word can have so many meanings. A word can have a good meaning to some and a
bad meaning to others. Over time the meaning of a word can change. A word can mean
something different to different people. A term that I find interesting is the word liberal ,
with is root word being Liber which means free or “free one“. the meaning of the word
liberal has also changed over time.
What the word liberal means today doesn’t mean what it use to back In he 18th and 19th
centuries. Back then the word liberal referred someone who believed in individual
freedom in both personal and fiscal matters. It was used to described people who were
very pro-free market such as John Locke an English philosopher regarded as one of the
most Influential of Enlightment thinkers and known as he father of Classical Liberalism.
Liberal use to mean freedom for all , those times have changed.
Today the word liberal has a whole new meaning. the word now implies implementing a
Nanny country , “What can my government do for me“? Instead of what can I do for my
country? Liberal today is thinking that the government can solve problems instead of
causing them. Generally thinking if a rich man has a dollar he stole it from a poor man.
Being liberal today means destructing anyone with a religious agenda , seeing man as
much more important then anything else except “nature”. Respecting some freedoms and
not others. Conservatives are alike in that respect they just choose different freedoms.
Liberal to me means being free, having freedom and being open mined. Free to live life
the way you would like. To be free of everything that constrains you from being who you
truly are. Imagine waking up in he morning and doing whatever you felt like doing
instead of doing what you felt you had to do. Wouldn’t that be nice to feel free of our
everyday life? Imagine saying what you really wanted to say and acting how you...
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