Before you can do bad things to people with a clear conscience, you must dehumanise them. In Big Tech designers and developers can build systems that track, profile, and exploit people then go home to hug their kids because they’re not people to them, they’re “users” and “data.”

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I don't understand such people at all.
my acquintant: Congratulate me, I just got a job in Microsotf (Google, Apple)! You imagine?
me: So you in the Gestapo now?
This is where the acquaintance ends.

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