The New Freedom

There is something noble about government leaders accepting the new freedom, transparency and openness of the internet and social media, not as instruments of political obfuscation.

…Ancient and authoritarian regimes told people what they must think and do; modern societies enable and ennoble citizens to do what they want to do, alone and together. Publicness is a progression to greater freedom but that freedom is often used to collect into new societies.

via Public Parts: atomize & reform « BuzzMachine.

About Stephen E. McGaughey
International consultant in economic development programs and projects

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