Maintaining a free society is not without cost. It takes a back bone, a willingness to learn, a willingness to work hard and critically thinking about issues at hand. Stand up to the social shaming when you speak out against obscure, out-of-touch, and racist Critical Race Theory or the 1619 project. Or dare to show studies questioning the wisdom and efficacy of everyone, (including children), wearing a mask all the time. Our freedoms are lost when we no longer are free to speak out, regardless of whether you are LeBron James or Senator Tim Scott. Benjamin Franklin wrote: "…the Belief that when Men differ in Opinion, both Sides ought equally to have the Advantage of being heard by the Publick; and that when Truth and Error have fair Play, the former is always an overmatch for the latter. ….".