Re: Privacy

Robin Hanson (
Wed, 18 Dec 1996 11:07:16 -0800 (PST)

Paul Wakfer writes:
>>What about not wanting to be ogled naked in your living room by every
>>lecher who might wander by?
>Are you ashamed of the way your naked body looks? If so, why aren't you doing
>something about it? And why on earth does it matter to you what is in the head
>of anyone else so long as s/he does not coerce you? Especially, what is in the
>head of a total (and irrational) stranger?

If some people want to care about this, who are you to tell them that
they shouldn't care? Why does there need to be "why" about what they
want? I have discovered that there are many things that I want, which
do not obviously reduce to some some more fundamental thing that I want.

Robin D. Hanson