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"Frozen" and the Lie of False Freedom

Before we even begin here, I g et that Frozen is sooooo "yesterday's news", but my 9 year old daughter's chorale group just performed "Let it Go" at a recent concert and, having been  torutured,  ahem,  treated to my children belting it out at the top of their lungs for several weeks now, I must confess that I have some major gripes with that song. Let me just state for the record: I loved Frozen . I bawled like a baby watching it and the instant it ended I called my sister and blubbered how much I loved her over the phone. A week later, I watched it with my sister and we both sobbed together and hugged each other as our baffled husbands shook their heads and poured themselves another glass of wine. It is a great movie about the bond of sisterhood and climaxes with a wonderful message about the healing power of self-sacrificing love. My gripe is with the song "Let It Go" and the erroneous message it sends - erroneous, that is, if your live ou