With Great Power Comes Great Irresponsibility

Charles has a regular feature describing police brutality cases from around the country (and in some cases, from around the world); the latest is especially worthy reading.

The crucial message we need to get out is that these are not bugs in the system; this is the system.

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6 Responses to With Great Power Comes Great Irresponsibility

  1. Nick Manley ~ Legal Name June 12, 2009 at 12:39 pm #


    Something’s up with your blog. I can’t see the comments feed on the sidebar anymore.

    As far as Charles/police affairs go, it’s a frickin nightmare. I mentioned my discussion with my generally well intentioned sister about SWAT teams. People really don’t know how bad it is. There should be leaflets listing incidents.

  2. MBH June 13, 2009 at 7:57 am #

    This is kind-of relevant. It’s Alan Watts talking about control to IBM (although on the technological level, not as much the level of power structures). Mostly though I want to hear Roderick’s take on Alan Watts qua philosopher…

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