posted on Sep, 17 2011 @ 09:29 AM
A good example would be the hacking of PayPal.
Sure, the protest itself may have had good intentions, but what did it really accomplish?
Do such actions hurt the big wigs? I would say it does not hurt them hardly at all.
However, thousands of freelancers and contractors such as you and myself were indeed harmed economically by this. And who are the majority of these
They are people who finally found a way to get around the system, and avoid using banks like we have all been forced into by the system. Paypal gave
the people a way around the bank, and so hurting PayPal hurts the freedom movement at it's core, and lessens any economic leverage that the free
people may have acquired.
Hurting Paypal ends up helping the big banks and the government, because it can cause economic hardship for free people who avoid them.
My point is that we should think long and hard about the repercussions of what actions we decide to take against the system itself. Consequences may
turn out to be counter-productive to the original mission of the protest, and this must be avoided at all costs.
edit on 17-9-2011 by
muzzleflash because: (no reason given)