Freedom is not a blog, not a chat room, not a place where people come to meet colorful characters, and not a standard support group where anything goes. Freedom is an educational forum first and foremost, one that offers some support and affords some camaraderie, but those two facets are secondary in importance to our mission. Our primary mission is helping people understand what they need to do to quit smoking and to stay off smoking. There are plenty of sites that people can go to and find the kind of support that a chat site gives or blogs that shows off creative writing skills of new quitters. Our site is nowhere as good as a lot of other sites at filling these functions. We do however believe that our site is second to none at providing serious and focused education and support.