The Desire For Freedom

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Freedom

In a traveling and tourism class our teacher explained why some countries don’t allow tourists on the main land.  He said, “if you were the people living in poverty and saw tourists come around with a better life you would want to be free of your life & this could cause an uprising.”

It’s a deeper analogy of the grass is greener on the other side if you ask me.   What riddled me though was why does the desire to be free cause an uprising?  Well there is actually a word for this feeling.

Eleutheromania

A strong desire for freedom.
We saw it in India with Ghandi.   America with Malcolm X & Martin Luther King Jr.  We saw it in Egypt against their government & in Montreal with the students wanting to be free of debt.  These were people fighting for freedom.
In actuality there are more…

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