The Transparent Society

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  • Why Privacy Matters So If You Have Nothing?

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    In support of privacy, Daniel J. Solove wrote, Why Privacy Matters Even If You Have ‘Nothing to Hide.’ Solove begins his argument by introducing the nothing-to-hide argument. In general, the argument for surveillance is ‘if you’ve got nothing to hide, you’ve got nothing to fear:’ hence people’s support for government efforts and regulations to ‘protect’ citizens by decreasing privacy. Those who object this argument target its most extreme cases. For example, if you have nothing to hide, could I take

  • Great Art Will Be A Transparent Reflection Of Society

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    Great art will always be a transparent reflection of the society in which it was produced. The greatest artists are able to blend cultures and practices into a single work, creating an aesthetic dialogue that challenges viewers to look at the piece with multiple perspectives and creates the opportunity for continuous discovery upon subsequent visits. On the first floor of the new Broad Museum, in Downtown Los Angeles, there is a piece of art executed by the prolific Japanese artist, Takashi Murakami

  • Summary: Does A Transparent Society Lead To Liberty

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    Does a Transparent Society Lead To Liberty American culture is built on the right to privacy. As the Constitution explicitly states Americans have, “the right... to make personal decisions regarding intimate matters; ...the right... to lead their lives in a manner that is reasonably secluded from public scrutiny, whether such scrutiny comes from a neighbor's ...eyes, an investigator's eavesdropping ..., or a news photographer's ... camera; and... the right… to be free from unwarranted drug testing

  • Operation Of Local Government Transparency

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    supervision of the community. Regional Government of South Sulawesi province after the reform era are required to be more transparent to the various activities of governance created by the government and has the support of the community by creating all the tools and rules of the system and mechanism of action of the government must be transparent, informed to the community and society easy access to all information relating to good governance in accordance duties and functions of each government agency

  • Pushing Social Change And Toppling The Patriarchy Essay

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    icon, created Transparent to make the world a safer place for transgenders and other minorities. As Jill Soloway said at the 2016 Primetime Emmy Awards, she wants to “topple the patriarchy” and make transgenders and members of the LGBTQ community heroes (Huffington Post, 2016). Therefore, through examining the themes of gender identity and religion, both themes presented in the film and in class, Transparent comments on society’s current state and proposes meaningful change. As Transparent begins, the

  • The Prince And Niccolo Machiavelli

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    The makeup of a functioning society is one that lies in the grey area of human existence. Not every aspect of human nature is ready to be sorted into one or the other. Which is why when examining society, it is important to have both a realistic as well as an idealistic view. Philosophers Niccolò Machiavelli and Socrates lived in a time of uncertainty, political fragmentation, and violence and their attitude on how to deal with such issues were contrasting. Machiavelli chooses to focus on creating

  • Who Is The Metaphor In Ralph Waldo Emerson's Transparent Eyeball

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    Grant Rivard Ms. Krafcik English Honors II 29 November 2016 Emerson's Transparent Eyeball Ralph Waldo Emerson uses the metaphor of a transparent eyeball to illustratethat humanity can obtain insight about themselves by focusing on the innocence and purity of nature, which is synonymous with their own spirit.Those who stop to appreciate nature have a better understanding of themselves. Nature is not concerned with money, status, deadlines, or any of the other millions of things that the publicpreoccupiesthemselves

  • Maura Pfefferman Reflection

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    flaws and struggles of characters depicted in her television show, Transparent, Jill Soloway highlights the plight of the queer individuals in society. This blunt reflection raises awareness of the self-centered nature of humans and the hatred, insensitivity, and bigotry that these

  • Essay Richard Drew and His Revolutionary Invention: Scotch Tape

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    The sole reason that 3M company did not have to lay off any workers during the Great Depression was because the apparent success of Scotch Brand Transparent Tape. Continuing through the years, transparent tape has been a common household item. In 1985, Scotch Tape was voted the “Most Indispensable Product in The Home” according to a national Roper opinion poll. Many people regularly use scotch tape every day, which is no

  • Advantages And Disadvantages Of Solar Panels

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    team of researchers at the Michigan State University has developed solar panels that are transparent. The advantage of this is “that [they] can be placed directly over a window to harvest the sun’s energy” (Mail Online) and still be transparent. Usually the solar cells are blue, but the researchers managed to use “transparent luminescent solar concentrators (TLSC)” (Extreme Tech) to make the cells transparent. TLSC is made of organic salts, which absorb “specific non-visible wavelengths of ultraviolet