America's Newest Cyber Lynch Mobs

America's Newest Cyber Lynch Mobs

In the 1943 film classic, Henry Fonda confronts a lynch mob….it is one of the films preserved in the Library of Congress because it deals with the tragedy possible in Democracy….3000 years ago Aristotle warned that if mishandled, democracy would only substitute tyrant-rule with mob-rule…
today we have new, anonymous lynch mobs on Social Media…now Internet “mobs” can safely assault anyone from Brian Williams, Russell Crowe and Trevor Noah…to gays, nerds, and fat kids…while the Internet is a positive innovation, once more we are witness to the Law of Unintended Consequences

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