[tor-teachers] Selling Tor outside the anglosphere
lara.tor at emails.veryspeedy.net
Sun Oct 18 14:50:26 UTC 2015
> I agree with Virgil. Even in Japan, which is basically a democratic
> country, people tend to tolerate paternalistic intervention by the
Why democracy has to be opposite to paternalism?
Democracy means the people vote. And the election does not even have to
> government, for their own "safety and security". Thus, surveillance
> and censorship has some but genuine support. And many people still
I feel you mean "censorship has genuine support". But it reads as
"censorship does not have genuine support" denying your statement above
about Japan being a democracy.
> tend to consider whistleblowing is a kind of "snitch", betrayal and
> unethical. In addition, the "failure" of Arab Spring and the rise of
> ISIS cast some doubt on the value of democracy. So, selling Tor
When one starts talking about *values* I read totalitarism. What kind of
doubts do you have against democracy? That people are too dumb to rule
themselves? Do you feel daesh is a bad example for a democracy? Because
daesh is a theocracy, pretty much like the papal states or Japan a
> *only* in this context might have very limited appeal outside
I never had the understanding that Tor is sold. More like given away.
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