And it’s really good, too.
It doesn’t matter that Anonymous isn’t a centralized organization. Whenever someone takes up the name, they’re taking up an ethos and a huge megaphone. The narrative of a group of anarchic hackers organizing an angry protest is a lot catchier than that of longtime opponents of police brutality trying to advance a cause they’ve championed for years.(via This is why Anonymous shouldn’t hijack protest movements | The Verge)
“I think they are just being given a chance to express what they are feeling, and they don’t feel like that is trying to be taken away,” Johnson told the Guardian, as he kept watch while the demonstration formed. “That’s our approach, and that’s what we’re going to continue to do.(via Ferguson: disarming tactics of highway patrol pay dividends as calm descends | World | The Guardian)
“Sometimes you just have to let people speak and make yourself listen. I used to tell my kids when they were small, open up your listening ears.”
I adore these.