Analysis Of Snowden's Rights

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This concept of personal subjective ‘right’ is what all people generally pursue, even if that person is bad in society’s view, that person it still pursuing their idea of what is right. This is because all people pursue their personal subjective ‘right’ and the strength of the human brains interest to pursue whatever that ‘right’ thing may be, is clearly evident here. A way to further emphasize this point could be to state that an Isis fighter committing what western society would consider atrocities is going through this very same concept of internal reaction to available stimuli and information. Thus, making the Isis fighter’s decision to torture people and Snowden’s choice to be a ‘hero’ not all that different when it comes to what is causing …show more content…
Snowden felt that the public’s privacy needed to be protected and this is something that Greenwald equated with his personal interpretation of freedom. Resultantly, Greenwald discusses that the freedoms of Americans was being impeded on and thus even he felt a personal responsibility to do something to stop the abhorrent overstep onto the personal freedom of American that he believed was happening.15 It was due to this that Greenwald believed that Snowden was making this choice. according to Greenwald’s interpretation of Snowden’s narrative it seemed that Snowden felt as though the American public needed to be defended and by him having access to this knowledge that the NSA and CIA were snooping where they did not legally belong, it was therefore in his hands to do the subjectively ‘right’ thing and intentionally collect the information and then release it to the public so that regardless of what they chose to do they would at least know that this was something that was going on. However, this should not be misinterpreted as a repetition of facts that were already stated as having occurred in the book as this is rather turning the angle of the events that occurred in an attempt to question and analyze the general assumed terms that have been attached to these events in the text, thus creating a narrow viewpoint for the reader to understand the event that occurred with words such as ‘morality’ and ‘the right thing’ and

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