Privacy is not secrecy, and secrecy is not always bad.
We all have secrets, and things we want to keep private, at least for a while.
Privacy allows us to reveal those secrets to those we trust.
Privacy allows us to reveal our secrets when and how we feel comfortable.
A lack of privacy is to be vulnerable.
To take away privacy (surveillance) is to disempower and make people vulnerable.
Privacy is too valuable to throw away without a second thought.
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