[FoRK] The Paradox of Power in the Network Age

Gregory Alan Bolcer greg at bolcer.org
Mon Oct 12 08:39:37 PDT 2015


There's an arrogance in today's society that people think that what 
happens online is the same as what happens offline.

Greg

On 10/12/2015 7:26 AM, Stephen D. Williams wrote:
> Good points to keep in mind.  I think most of us assume that rationality
> and a strongly positive direction will prevail, but there will be some
> hiccups and lessons along the way.
>
> For instance:
> It seems like there should be a widespread examination, deconstruction,
> and an engineered counter-influence to ISIL right now. While we have
> extensive educational and evolutional campaigns for ourselves about
> various topics, we seem to have little understanding, interest,
> engagement, or influence in other parts of our world.  When misguided
> teenagers from first world countries go off to join ISIL, we're allowing
> a tragic failure to educate to even affect us.
>
> http://foreignpolicy.com/2015/10/09/the-network-paradox-islamic-state-nsa-warfare/
>
> The Paradox of Power in the Network Age


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