Constitutional Right to Privacy and the Us Patriot Act Essays

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Privacy Essay

Privacy. What do you think the average American would say if you told them they have no Constitutional Right to Privacy, as privacy is never mentioned anywhere in the Constitution? That the information they share over the World Wide Web has little if any protection by or from the government. Of course our government is hard at work to modernize the form of weeding out the unsanitary to which some cenacles might call censorship. But the main question still stands, do we have a right to privacy and is the government violating our natural freedoms, or do we need someone to monitor the actions of our society to keep order. The question is as old as government; to what extent should the government influence our lives. When you
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In this book he would describe the education of the children as to promote healthy behavior by stating, " ‘Shall we therefore readily allow our children to listen to any stories made up by anyone, and to form opinions that are for the most part the opposite of those we think they should have when they grow up?' ‘We certainly shall not.' ‘Then it seems that our first business is to supervise the production of stories, and choose only those we think suitable, and reject the rest. We shall persuade mothers and nurses to tell our chosen stories to their children and by means of them to mould their minds and characters…" (Plato). Although censorship in the past has been away for elitists to control the action before the thought, and have usually been well intended, it assumes that the current world view to be infallible and as we have seen in the past and suppose in the future, that this is not always true. Just as Galileo was once persecuted for saying that the sun was the center of the Universe, modern ideas thought
Domich 5 truth today might be proved incorrect in the future. The most volatile ideas that are commonly accepted include morals and ethics. Making love before marriage and birthing a child out of wedlock was almost certain grounds for public turmoil but now is not so shunned. The rules of war have also evolved from worse to more humane guidelines. As John Stuart Mill has described, "Yet it is as evident in itself, as any