Rebel > Protest > Doubt


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I experience myself as “I” because I doubt, I protest, I rebel.

 

― Erich Fromm

Sane Society, 1955
Ch. 5 “Man in Capitalistic Society”

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Truth, Lies, and ‘Doxxing’


The Real Moral of the Gawker/Reddit Story

Yet, how do we as a society weigh the moral costs of shining a spotlight on someone, however “bad” their actions are? What happens when, as a result of social media, vigilantism takes on a new form? How do we guarantee justice and punishment that fits the crime when we can use visibility as a tool for massive public shaming? Is it always a good idea to regulate what different arbiters consider bad behavior through increasing someone’s notoriety – or censoring their links?


via Truth, Lies, and ‘Doxxing’: The Real Moral of the Gawker/Reddit Story | WIRED