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LostYonder wrote

It's a tough question actually. While one would like to think that people have the capacity to ultimately see one another as human beings, most of us are too corrupted/blinded by your ideologies of identities, differences, and individuated senses of security and well being.

On one hand social media has been a powerful tool of documenting and calling out those who do abuse. But the state is deeply entrenched in protecting its own, that even documenting murder by cops goes unpunished.

Does a threatening counter presence, such as the Black Panthers, have the impact needed? But they would never be able to protect all minorities in all different situations.

Maybe one could develop an app, like a kind of panic button, that would go out to everyone in the area who could rush to a scene when something starts to unfold...

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PerfectSociety wrote

But they would never be able to protect all minorities in all different situations.

  1. You're asking for the impossible. There will never be a way to protect all people in all different situations.

  2. I'm not suggesting that a singular movement would be able to protect "all minorities in all different situations." I'm suggesting that wide variety of counter-power networks, each with different features most appropriate for its constituents, would do a better job than State alternatives.