Edward Snowden on Dangers to Freedom Perhaps I am naive, but I believe that at this point in history, the greatest danger to our freedom and way of life comes from the reasonable fear of omniscient State powers kept in check by nothing more than policy documents.Edward Snowden By Brent Logan Engineer. Lawyer. WordPress geek. Longboarder. Blood donor. Photographer. More about Brent. View all of Brent Logan's posts.