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Ash (United States) published:

Loss of Both

PROMPT: Privacy or Security

"People willing to trade their freedom for temporary security deserve neither and will lose both.” These words were once said by one of the founding fathers, Benjamin Franklin. Notice his word choice and phrasing; he isn't saying that we can only have one or the other. In ideal circumstances, we can and should have both. Franklin is telling us though that freedom should be the more valued of the two. As an American citizen, you have the natural rights of...

over 6 years ago

Ash (United States) published:

Loss of Both

PROMPT: Privacy or Security

"People willing to trade their freedom for temporary security deserve neither and will lose both.” These words were once said by one of the founding fathers, Benjamin Franklin. As an American citizen, you have the natural rights of life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. Liberty basically means freedom. Freedom from the intrusion of the government, freedom to have privacy. These rights are known as inalienable, meaning no person can take them away from you. Yet on several occasions, the...

over 6 years ago