'What kind of sick and twisted toy factory is this?'
'We are all the sum of our tears. Too little and the ground is not fertile, and nothing can grow there. Too much, the best of us is washed away.'
"Better to be dead and cool, than alive and uncool."
Yes. That's basically right. That's a large part of the premise of your social contract philosophers that were kind of the cornerstone of this country being established. It's the cornerstone of most established societies over the years.
People, when left entirely up to their own devices, are often going to do whatever suits their purposes. It's only when you place some sort of societal or legal expectation upon them that said measurement of what "suits their purpose" change.
If there were no laws against drunk driving do you think the amount of drunk drivers wouldn't shoot up? If there were no laws against theft do you think the amount of people stealing things wouldn't shoot up? If society didn't have a negative social stigma to drinking that there wouldn't be more people that knock back a few every night?
Yes, there are groups of people in the world that would do things that society views as immoral or illegal if said things were easier to do or had less reprucussions for doing it. This is a surprise to you?
"I am appalled that somebody who is the nominee...would take that kind of position"
"A court took away a presidency"
"...the brother of a man running for president was the governor of the state..."
It's horrifying because Trump is blunt instead of making overt implications.
I don't deserve to have my TV stolen whether or not I leave my house unlocked. It's still my TV and I have a right to it, while others don't.
But I would have to be pretty stupid and reckless to leave my house unlocked.
It's like anything else in this new digital era, you have to guard your data.
From the ashes.