The Civil Rights Movement: A Hierarchical Analysis

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Technology has made it easier to express one’s thought, but harder to express his/her passion. As a witness, Orr recalls the three marchers who were kidnapped and then murdered during the civil right movement. He remembers an artist had drawn their faces and they looked at peace with their worries and inner difficulties over but, “I longed to sacrifice myself and escape myself-to becomes a matter for the movement, if I took death to gain access to the grandeur of meaning. So be it. And thus are young soldiers born"(218). Technology has made it easier for users to express their thoughts, but those thoughts are not expressed completely whereas, it should be. Hierarchical organizations allow us to physically take part and express our passion. Low-risk activism, for example…show more content…
It makes it easier for activists to express themselves, and harder for that expression to have any impact"(142). Technology allows people to easily connect to others, but it has made it difficult for users to actually get involved. The social world is meant for individuals to connect and express, but it is not made for users to not have sensitivity on any impact. Hierarchical organizations allow individuals to show their impact with one another through strong ties. People are permitted to create bonds with strong face-to-face ties, instead of trying to create strong ties over a computer screen. Users are allowed to do whatever they desire to do over a computer screen without being disciplined or moving, but this does not let us express any our thoughts on any situation. Social media, like Facebook, made it is easy for people to express what they believe, but technology has made it harder for one to express those words into action. Strong ties allow witnesses to express their action as easy as expressing their
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