The FDA’s Slippery Slope

The FDA believes that a “like” is akin to an endorsement.

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Pretty soon, the Justice Department and the Supreme Court, following this logic, may determine that if a video of a violent crime is liked, shared or tweeted by enough people, those very acts may be seen as promoting the crime.

This is s slippery slope, not only for the conflicts that inherently exist inside of this legal, prosecutorial and policy making thinking, but also for the wider world at large.

Because, if as a private individual, I tacitly endorse an act by another private individual that may or may not be illegal, then I might be accused of yelling “fire” in a crowded social media theatre.

And we all know how slippery slopes can be…

-Peace Be With You All-

Jesan Sorrells, MA
Principal Conflict Engagement Consultant
Human Services Consulting and Training (HSCT)
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