by Tariq EQ Amawi

Them: You won’t be able to attend a concert or football games
Me: I don’t mind
Them: You can’t go to a large shopping mall
Me: I’ll survive
Them: You can’t drink at the pub
Me: I no longer drink
Them: You can’t enter night clubs
Me: I don’t go out at night
Them: We’ll tell your employer
Me: I don’t have one
Them: We’ll take it from your salary
Me: I don’t have a salary
Them: You can’t go to your job
Me: I don’t have or want your job
Them: You can’t be in the city
Me: I prefer living out in nature
Them: You can’t go to McDonald’s or Burger King
Me: I haven’t in years anyway
Them: You can’t eat at restaurants
Me: I’ll order takeaway
Them: You can’t shop at large grocery stores
Me: I grow my own food and buy from local farmers
Them: You can’t be part of society
Me: I already checked out
Them: Your kids can’t come to school
Me: I’ll homeschool
Them: You’ll be on your own
Me: I’m surrounded by my family and tribe and all the people reaching the same conclusion all over the world
Them: You can’t choose for yourself
Me: I just did
Them: What can we tempt you with?
Me: Nothing
When they have nothing you want they have no power.
And that’s when power comes to the people.
by Tariq EQ Amawi

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