Let us say plainly what our penal systems are: expressions of institutionalized criminality.
“When you realize yourself as less than a point in space and time, something too small to be cut and too short-lived to be killed, then, and then only, all fear goes.”
The sudden awakening of Marlon James took him out of his culture and into himself. “When it comes to being who I am, I don’t have an allegiance or a duty to anybody.”
When the now is all there is, we’re free. No attachments. No fear.
Freedom is not freedom to do this or that. It’s freedom from something.