“…for such men, (commonly called Slaves,) have no obligation at all; but may break their bonds, or the prison; and kill, or carry away captive their Master, justly.”
-Thomas Hobbes, ‘Leviathan’
[I must add here that the message is NOT that if you feel like a slave, you may kill your boss, justly. Murder is murder and should not be belittled or glorified. Were these Medieval times, my opinion might differ. Bonds, however, must be broken – the level to which depends on the force needed to defend, against that applied.]
The question is, “Is your freedom worth your life… and your family’s… and all your brothers’ and sisters’?”
Is the cost of your bondage worth your contribution, to your masters?
We will always have to pay the land-owners. If every man cannot have his plot of land, and no more, there will always be serfs.
We trade liberty and privacy for safety and convenience, each generation, successively, excessively, continuously. We may have come to a state of “Full Pussy“.
Young men have always needed to prove themselves in battle. The young men of today’s slaves have not have that necessity, for some time. Are they then men? Do they feel like men? Is there something missing which superheroes and action stars supply?