Tag Archives: Independence Day

Born to Fly

The bird soared high into the sky relishing every moment of the freedom that had been granted to it unknowingly by the little boy who had inadvertently opened the cage. The shopkeeper was furious at the child and didn’t calm down until he had been paid in full the price of the bird by the little boy’s mother. But the ...

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Strive for Your Full ‘Half Independence’

When I think of independence the first thing which crosses my mind is Rousseau’s most famous and contradictory quote: “Man is born free, but everywhere he is in chains”. This is a strong and controversial statement and my idea of independence is somewhere inspired by this thought. Independence is a relative term and it can never be absolute. Desire for absolute ...

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Independence: Freedom to Live Freely

As per the dictionary, the word ‘independence’ means the state or quality of being independent, freedom from dependence, and exemption from reliance on, or control by others. It also means the state of having sufficient means for a comfortable livelihood. Now actually what independence means to me is certainly what the word itself stands for. In simple terms it gives ...

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