You’re already free. I’m free, you’re free–so why do so many of us feel trapped?
No one ever wakes up in the morning and says, “Thank goodness I am free to buy more stuff I don’t need and to fill my every waking moment with meaningless activity! Hooray, I can spend this day seeing how I measure up to everybody else on Facebook, and never really making a difference in the world because I was too busy trying to meet some imagined standard of living for my own self.”
Wouldn’t you rather be free for something better?
That’s what we’re talking about over at No Sidebar. Come read the whole story.