Monday, July 4, 2011

(In)depend(ence)

Multisource political news, world news, and entertainment news analysis by Newsy.com


The United States celebrates yet another year of the Declaration of Independence. The importance of this event for the American people is notable and undeniable.

Why is that?

There are many reasons which can be answered by this song performed by Beyoncé Knowles:


But what does independence mean? What is it dependent on?

Freedom.

Freedom to organize your own life and make your own decisions

Freedom to control the destiny of your country

Freedom to not depend on anyone else

Freedom to acquire wealth based on hard work and on your own merit


What is independence in your view?

What does it give you freedom to do?