Bird In A Cage Analogy To Human Perceptions of Freedom

Seekers of Truth: To try to gain conscious insight as to why humans hate, fear, and do not want freedom, it might be useful to consider the bird in a cage scenario, from several different perspectives. Consider:

Most birds possess a natural instinct to fly. Now, if a bird is born inside of a tiny cage, lets say one foot by one foot, and kept inside this cage, all alone, never seeing any other birds fly, will it ever try to fly? Will it ever imagine or envision itself flying, despite possessing a natural instinct to fly?

Now, what if the cage is much bigger, lets say 50 feet by 50 feet, but again, the bird is born inside, kept all alone, never sees any other bird fly? The odds are higher that the bird will envision/imagine flying, it might try, and it might fly. But perhaps not, as walking easily takes him everywhere.

Now, what if 2 birds were kept inside this big cage, and small amounts of food were placed at one end of the cage when the birds were hungry? The impetus for the birds to learn and choose to exercise their natural instinct to fly would increase, because they would both want and try to reach the food before the other.

Now, what if the newborn bird was kept inside this large cage with other, adult birds, who were captured and put inside the cage after they learned to fly, and of course still flew around inside the cage? The bird born inside the cage would almost certainly learn how and choose to, fly.

Now, what if you took the bird born and raised inside the tiny one foot by one foot cage for years, outside into the wilderness, and suddenly opened the cage? Most likely, the bird would be overwhelmed and terrified by the sudden, drastic change in environment. But if you did the same thing to the birds born and raised inside the 50 foot by 50 foot cage, their response would likely be less extreme.

To want to be free requires an existing, evolutionary, personal experience of actual freedom, that no human child or adult enjoys.

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