In the case of Ashley Madison for example, they've justified their criminal behavior because they claim that philanderers deserve to be exposed - this may be true, but what about the spouses and children who will ultimately be damaged by these revelations? What makes someone decide they have the right to go on a moral crusade, when said crusade will also potentially shatter thousands of innocent lives? Do you support "hactivism" or is it just more immoral behavior guised under "justice"? I am undecided, I believe in standing up for what's right, but sometimes that leads to more wrongs...
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Excellent points. While I have no love loss for cheaters and they certainly caused their own karma, this is just an excuse to justify different deplorable behavior at that point all "morality" is lost.
Unfortunately as you pointed out it's not only the cheater who is affected but possibly their little children as well as their spouse. Although cheating is immoral it's not illegal. Stealing/hacking is both immoral and illegal.
this involves millions of people - so hackers took it upon themselves to make that choice for the partners all those people. Was it really their place? It isn't about what "I" think is right or would want - kind of my point. Also hack was illegal
I commented on the issue not the event of hacking.Of course event of hacking is illegal and I do not support it; the issue the event dealt with is immoral not illegal. People are still free to ignore the expose and continue to trust their partners.
It's immoral from all angles. It's immoral to spread the information about people, it's immoral to cheat, it's immoral to damage families because of vigilante justice etc. that's what makes it a thinker for me, two wrongs def. don't make a right here
I agree .But their definition of morality seems 2 b diffrnt from your definition.Subjective.
true but who decides who should be punished? It's not just men either, it's women too that cheat, and cheating has always happened. Do we justify one wrong to remedy another? and if so, how does that truly help?
I think society would agree that doing the right thing for the greater change, as a whole, is most important. Whoever is cheating, let them hear us loud and clear: We deserve better. If you want to stray, then your heart is not in the right place.
You do realize there are married women members too on Ashley Madison ?