posted on Apr, 3 2012 @ 02:16 AM
I suppose a better question would be: is
there a line with some people?
Personally, I think that, at some point, the right to privacy and dignity trumps the right to security. What I mean by that is that being searched or
having your privacy invaded by force (law) against your will is mentally scarring. Frankly, I think that, at some point, my right to not be mentally
scarred trumps your right to be secure when the measure is something that is something extremely invasive to protect against something with very low
odds of happening.
I think my major issue with people who put security ahead of privacy is that there are a lot
of people who are extremely paranoid and private
because they've been heavily abused. Frankly, I think their right to live without a 100% possibility of being terrorized outweighs your right to
"safety" against a 1 in a million shot.
But, of course, everybody who actually wants their privacy must be a criminal, right? Forget about them having a mental illness or having been
edit on 3-4-2012 by AnIntellectualRedneck because: (no reason given)