What is Freedom?

So, since I decided to embark on this freedom-finding journey,  I thought it might be sensible to start by asking "What is Freedom?" After all how can one begin a journey when they don't know where they're going?  The dictionary has many definitions of freedom range from - the absence of necessity, coercion, or constraint in choice or action. To - liberation from slavery or restraint or from the power of another. (Merriam_Webster) Freedom, to me, is controlling the level of manipulation present in our day to day lives, what and who we allow to take up our time and space and energy. Freedom is a reclamation of your personal power. But anyone who lives in a government-managed society knows that there are things that get in the way of true freedom, especially if you choose to be a law-abiding citizen. However, we do have choices and can control many…

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