07 Sep '11, 4pm

Online dolphin crusade, justly placed | The Online Citizen

Online dolphin crusade, justly placed | The Online Citizen

RWS attempted to defend its actions by saying it’s community of Facebook fans have been inconvenienced by ARCES’s actions. But it failed to understand that its fans also include those who persist in questioning its motivations behind the dolphin spa project. We do not create our little enclaves of preferred online communities and call it a day. If we seek to enlarge it, we need to understand that the larger it grows, the more diverse the opinions and demands within. And I say “within”, because it is precisely RWS’s attempt to draw lines betweenACRES’s “them” and an its “us” of compliant followers that possibly alienatesit from the wider community it hopes to reach out to.

Full article: http://theonlinecitizen.com/2011/09/online-dolphin-crusad...

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