In An Age of Hyped-Up Fears, Americans Discard Their Freedom

by Peter Graham on Aug 14, 2014 | Views: 179 | Score: 3
Americans' privacy is sacred, and should be maintained no matter what13
Americans' privacy is more important than security, but both should be considered when they conflict25
Americans' security is more important than privacy, but both should be considered when they conflict51
Americans' safety is sacred, and should be maintained no matter what10
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Peter Graham
Peter Graham on Aug 12, 2014 10:17 AM said:

60% of Americans are of the opinion that the nation's security is more important than the privacy of its citizens. Given that there are relatively few regions on Earth more stable, safe and prosperous in the past few hundred years of history, it is a wonder how quickly a nation has gone back on key founding principles.

Jacob Jedamus-Denu
Jacob Jedamus-Denu on Aug 15, 2014 1:23 PM said:

Here's an interesting article on the American Police State:…

Here's a video of Bill Maher that went viral shedding some light on the topic.
"Once you start dressing an equipping people like an occupying army, they start acting like one."
- Bill Maher Zain…

Just some interesting points to consider!

Noah on Sep 4, 2014 4:26 AM said:

I thought we learned all of this 40 years ago with the Stanford Zimbardo prison study. (

Dress people like guards, they act authoritarian. Dress them like commandos and guess what you'll get?

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