Dehumanised

But the loss of privacy doesn’t just threaten political freedom. Return for a moment to our thought experiment where I telepathically know all your thoughts whether you like it or not From my perspective, the perspective of the knower — your existence as a distinct person would begin to shrink. Our relationship would be so…

Dehumanised was originally published on Island in the Net

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But the loss of privacy doesn’t just threaten political freedom. Return for a moment to our thought experiment where I telepathically know all your thoughts whether you like it or not From my perspective, the perspective of the knower — your existence as a distinct person would begin to shrink. Our relationship would be so lopsided that there might cease to be, at least to me, anything subjective about you. As I learn what reactions you will have to stimuli, why you do what you do, you will become like any other object to be manipulated. You would be, as we say, dehumanized.MICHAEL P. LYNCH

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p class=”wp-crosspost-linkback”>Dehumanised was originally published on Island in the Net

Author: Khürt Williams

Somewhere in the woods, streams and streets of Montgomery Township, Rocky Hill and Princeton Township, there is a Caribbean-American man walking around with a camera. Or maybe he’s at home sipping a brew from a nearby craft ale brewery.

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