Freewill

These lyrics by Neil Peart were written 36 years ago. They might be even more relevant today than they were then. (Click to play the song if you’d like.)


 

“Freewill”

There are those who think that life has nothing left to chance
A host of holy horrors to direct our aimless dance

A planet of play things
We dance on the strings
Of powers we cannot perceive
‘The stars aren’t aligned
Or the gods are malign…’
Blame is better to give than receive

[Chorus:]
You can choose a ready guide in some celestial voice
If you choose not to decide, you still have made a choice
You can choose from phantom fears and kindness that can kill
I will choose a path that’s clear
I will choose freewill

There are those who think
That they were dealt a losing hand
The cards were stacked against them
They weren’t born in Lotusland

All preordained
A prisoner in chains
A victim of venomous fate
Kicked in the face
You can’t pray for a place
In heaven’s unearthly estate

[Chorus]

Each of us
A cell of awareness
Imperfect and incomplete
Genetic blends
With uncertain ends
On a fortune hunt that’s far too fleet

[Chorus]


If you are an American citizen, you have a choice to make this year. It is a right that so many people around the world do not have. I am begging you to vote for whomever or whatever your conscience tells you is right.

I did.

(This may not be a nude photo, but I think my completed ballot is VERY sexy!)

You can, of course, choose not to decide. You don’t have to vote. That is your right as well. It is still, however, a choice.

This isn’t just about who gets to live in the White House for the next four years. Women, minorities, non-Christians, LGBTQ people, and especially those who are not yet old enough to vote have SO much to lose this year. Your CHOICE can take away their hard-fought rights and set back decades of human progress.

You can choose to give up your OWN rights, but taking away the rights of others is

THE MOST SINFUL THING OF ALL.


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6 Responses
  1. Molly says:

    I am hoping that America comes to its senses on the 8th. There is only one outcome that will not throw the world into turmoil. I hope so hard for that outcome

    Mollyxxx

    • @iSlut_ says:

      The outcome is pretty much a given at this point. The disturbing thing is the percentage that would rather go back to the prehistoric mindset. Kinda exactly like ISIS. ‘Righteous’ to an extreme. Living surrounded by it is… quite… angering to say the least. I am just fucking trying to be happy and move on with my life. Fucking narrow-minded bigoted assholes!

  2. Molly says:

    I hear you… we have the same going on in the UK with people regressing to some sort of caveman mentality.

    Mollyxxx

  3. Rebecca says:

    Across the pond we are following the events with bemusement and also a fear and hope that the right decision is made. It has been a crazy year in this world of ours

  4. Bee says:

    I’m rarely vocal about politics in other countries. However I hope the US sees sense, uses their right to vote and uses it in the right way. This is not the time to make the same mistake us Brits did, now is not the time to make a protest, it is the time to vote for the person who can run the country and not destroy it.

  5. MariaSibylla says:

    This is such a powerful message and such a powerful photo!

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