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Edward Snowden...

Hero
31 (40.3%)
Villain
27 (35.1%)
Attention seeker
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Edward Snowden Hero or Villain?
« on: June 12, 2013, 01:19:22 PM »
What is the opinion of the esteemed members of DDF?
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Re: Edward Snowden Hero or Villain?
« Reply #1 on: June 12, 2013, 01:24:08 PM »
What is the opinion of the esteemed members of DDF?

Poll?

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Re: Edward Snowden Hero or Villain?
« Reply #2 on: June 12, 2013, 01:25:44 PM »
Neither. Who cares
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Re: Edward Snowden Hero or Villain?
« Reply #3 on: June 12, 2013, 01:27:18 PM »
Q:
Edward Snowden
1. Hero?
2. Villain?
3. Attention monger?

A:
3.
ding ding ding
we have a winner




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Re: Edward Snowden Hero or Villain?
« Reply #4 on: June 12, 2013, 01:29:29 PM »
Q:
Edward Snowden
1. Hero?
2. Villain?
3. Attention monger?

A:
3.
ding ding ding
we have a winner
+ an idiot.. gonna get himself locked up for good if they can get him. He must have some real issues. Always blows my mind how these young twerps get under the radar

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Re: Edward Snowden Hero or Villain?
« Reply #5 on: June 12, 2013, 01:38:41 PM »
Attention/hero
Purpose > Pleasure

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Re: Edward Snowden Hero or Villain?
« Reply #6 on: June 12, 2013, 01:44:47 PM »
Poll?
Done

Q:
Edward Snowden
1. Hero?
2. Villain?
3. Attention monger?

A:
3.
ding ding ding
we have a winner
???
There are better ways to get attention than ruining your life and becoming a fugitive.

Neither. Who cares
So I guess you don't mind if some snoop in the NSA has access to anything in your Google account?
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Re: Edward Snowden Hero or Villain?
« Reply #7 on: June 12, 2013, 01:52:31 PM »
So I guess you don't mind if some snoop in the NSA has access to anything in your Google account?
A. They don't
B. Not really. Who cares.
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Re: Edward Snowden Hero or Villain?
« Reply #8 on: June 12, 2013, 02:16:22 PM »
Attention seeker.

But I couldn't understand why would a young man ruin his life for that?
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Re: Edward Snowden Hero or Villain?
« Reply #11 on: June 12, 2013, 02:49:02 PM »
Who presents a great threat to individual liberty? The people that the NSA are using this program to 'protect us' from, or an all seeing, all knowing government?

I think history shows us that abusive and unaccountable governments have caused far more harm than individual terrorists ever could do.

I don't think this program is the only way to protect us either.

Given a choice, I think I'd take my chances with the lone wolf criminal rather than the anonymous all-knowing government bureaucrat.
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Re: Edward Snowden Hero or Villain?
« Reply #12 on: June 12, 2013, 02:49:51 PM »
The fact that you have to think for a second before posting a reply should indicate how troubling it is.
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Re: Edward Snowden Hero or Villain?
« Reply #13 on: June 12, 2013, 02:57:37 PM »
Attention seeker.

But I couldn't understand why would a young man ruin his life for that?
Which is precisely why I find it hard to believe that all he wanted was attention.
Has it occurred to you that maybe he did it because he felt it was the right thing to do (even if in your opinion he was misguided)?


Given a choice, I think I'd take my chances with the lone wolf criminal rather than the anonymous all-knowing government bureaucrat.
Especially since it hasn't protected us from any lone-wolf criminals yet...
Curiosity made the cat smarter.

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Re: Edward Snowden Hero or Villain?
« Reply #14 on: June 12, 2013, 03:19:24 PM »
Which is precisely why I find it hard to believe that all he wanted was attention.
Has it occurred to you that maybe he did it because he felt it was the right thing to do (even if in your opinion he was misguided)?
Especially since it hasn't protected us from any lone-wolf criminals yet...

It caught Zazi.