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Would Abolishing Privacy Be Beneficial?
The threat or execution of violent behaviour is an important tool for many groups who lack political power to highlight social issues.
Activities such as looting are morally justifiable
because they allow groups who are economically oppressed to reclaim a share of wealth that has been denied to them.
has been historically effective
at helping the civil rights movements in America and the anti-colonial movements in India because they give political movements power and leverage that allows them to resist suppression by the State.
Even non-violent protest could come under threat as this makes it a lot easier for the State to break up potential protests that it does not want to face.
Regardless of whether or not violent protest actually happens, its very potential can act as a check on the behaviour of a state toward minority groups. Now states can act with impunity, safe in the knowledge that they could easily stop any potentially violent reprisals.
Many of the most effective political protests have not required violent behavior by protestors.
People could still be violent with the elimination of privacy. Most people who use violence as a tool for change do not try to hide their actions.