Sometimes we have to speak out.
I don’t usually say anything on high-profile or emotive topics doing the rounds on the internet. I stay out of the discussion on purpose. All too often I have seen a wave of anger swell up on Twitter and there be repercussions. Actions taken by people in power because they believe Twitter is the voice of all. I don’t believe it is and though I have seen it used for great good, for instance in the London riots when people used it to meet up and help put communities back together, I have also seen it used as a tool of destruction and the people who take to it as a medium to voice their opinion have little knowledge of how powerful that group voice can be.
It is hard to stay out of some discussions. The descriptor, emotive, says it all. I have to switch off.
But. There are…
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