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It is intriguing to note that the “instantaneous photographs and newspaper enterprise” of the 1890s presented similar problems as “revenge porn” does today. They both “ the sacred precincts of private and domestic life; and numerous mechanical devices threaten to make good the prediction that “what is whispered in the closet shall be proclaimed from the house-tops.” Equally, the invasiveness of the newspapers was seen in promoting an obsession with gossip, which “belittles by inverting the relative importance of things”, and with coarsening triviality, which “destroys at once robustness of thought and delicacy of feeling.655 more words
Despite America’s relatively brief history, there are scores of Americans who had a significant influence on society. However, there is one individual whose influence reaches further than the rest. 499 more words
"We can have democracy in this country, or... great wealth concentrated in the hands of a few, but we can't have both."
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“We can have democracy in this country, or we can have great wealth concentrated in the hands of a few, but we can’t have both.”