What Freedom and Choices Mean to Me

What is freedom? Is it a decided right? I think so. I think we were all born to be free. Freedom is something intentional and deliberate in our lives, and only we pick when it is bestowed upon ourselves. Freedom is defined from different aspects and according to individuals; freedom varies from one person to … Read more

International Human Rights Law

“ According to Universal Declaration of Human Rights: “Everyone is entitled to all the rights and freedoms set forth in this Declaration, without distinction of any kind, such as race, colour, sex, language, religion, political or other opinion, national or social origin, property, birth or other status. Furthermore, no distinction shall be made on the … Read more

1984: my essay analysis

Every individual is shaped and molded into who they are through their experiences and surroundings. In a dystopian society, citizens are incapable of being themselves and are forced to integrate into society. When people are not given the right to think, speak or act freely, their basic right of freedom is being violated by others. … Read more

End of slavery

I am here to discuss the major contributors to the abolishment of slavery. Definition of slavery varies from time t time which may include: a person who is the property of and wholly subject to another; a bond servant. a person entirely under the domination of some influence or person the practice or system of … Read more

Freedom vs Order

Net neutrality enforces internet service providers to enable access to all content and applications regardless of the source, and without favoring or blocking particular products or websites. Internet providers like Comcast & Verizon should not control what we see and do online. In 2015, Internet freedom groups, and 3.7 million commenters won strong net neutrality … Read more

Tragedy of Freedom in a Commons

There is a dilemma in increasing the military power because it risks security. Consequently, the problem on overpopulation cannot be solving using technical solutions for the reason that seeking technological solutions not really solve the fundamental problem. What shall we maximize? Since our world is finite, therefore it can only support finite population. So, Bentham’s … Read more

Freedom from Domestic Violence and the Enforcement of Restraining Orders: Town of Castle Rock v. Gonzales case

In Town of Castle Rock v. Gonzales (2005), the Supreme Court majority ruled that Gonzales Fourteenth Amendment was not violated. The Fourteenth Amendment states that a State shall not “deprive any person of life, liberty, or property without due process of law. The plaintiff Gonzales argued that her due process was violated because law enforcement … Read more

Freedom and Slavery

Octavia Butler’s Parable of the Sower is a dystopian future based novel that follows the coming of age journey of protagonist Lauren Olamina, a young, black female faced with the difficult task to survive her travels North through California in search of establishing her religious community, Earthseed, after her neighborhood in Robledo is destroyed by … Read more

Freedom Of Speech Essay

To me, having the right of freedom of speech means that I can voice my opinion wherever and whenever I feel the urge to without the fear of being prosecuted. The United States would be in an extremely weak state if citizens did not have the right to freedom of speech. Without freedom of speech … Read more

Freedom of speech in our Bill of Rights

To me, having the right of freedom of speech means that I can voice my opinion wherever and whenever I feel the urge to without the fear of being prosecuted. The United States would be in an extremely weak state if citizens did not have the right to freedom of speech. Without freedom of speech … Read more

Freedom in the United States

No other democratic society in the world permits personal freedoms to the degree of the United States of America. Within the last sixty years, American courts, especially the Supreme Court, have developed a set of legal doctrines that thoroughly protect all forms of the freedom of expression. When it comes to evaluating the degree to … Read more

Reasons For Limitations On Free Speech

The Constitution of the United States states in its First Amendment that “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the government for a redress … Read more

John Locke and John Stuart Mill’s Definition of Freedom

John Locke believes that man ought to have more freedom in political society than John Stuart Mill does. John Locke’s The Second Treatise of Government and John Stuart Mill’s On Liberty are influential and potent literary works which while outlining the conceptual framework of each thinkers ideal state present two divergent visions of the very … Read more