Lord Yang Jiahua wrote:Doesn't anyone think it wrong to post state secrets?
James wrote: the state should be transparent.
Zhuanyong wrote:I'm sorry but I don't believe any state or country for that matter is transparent regardless of what they state and honestly shouldn't be. For that purpose among others, we have organizations sprouting about i.e. Wikileaks and it gives the allure that we are receiving information that the government doesn't want to let out and otherwise are hiding.
I'm not sure if this country (meaning the collective) could handle or operate at even the current weakened structure knowing some of the things that are probably really going on. Looking at it from a parenting (governing) perspective, our parents don't tell us everything they know and we really don't need to know why they do what they do. In the same case, our government is such - there are certainly things that we should know however, there are also those things that we don't know and for obvious reasons to those in power clearly don't need to know.
Transparency sounds nice, but I believe the after effect proves the process itself would be flawed.
Zhuanyong wrote:I wasn't attacking or rebutting your post. I'm sorry if it appeared that way. I was making a statement at the notion of transparency in general. I completely understood the first portion of your post which is why I only responded to the last part of it.
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