Originally Posted by Sulla the Dictator
Eh? It is a mandatory savings program with an arbitrary rate of return. You're deprived of many freedoms, obviously. The freedom for alternate investment. The freedom to put it in a savings account. The freedom to spend it. The freedom to give it away. The freedom to use it in a funeral pyre for your favorite departed pet. It is your money.
You can say exactly the same thing about income tax, except for the 'return' part. So, yeah, if income tax is exactly like prison, then it's a propos.