In this age of ‘big data’ and sharing of information on Facebook and through other computerized means, the significance of personal privacy is being challenged.
Privacy is an important part of our mental health. It provides a basis for our individuality, our sense of self and self-worth, and is an important basis for a normal mental life. Unfortunately, privacy is becoming a thing of the past and this has significant implications for us all.
Watch this TED TALK on privacy…it may make you think twice about sharing information regularly on the internet in open forums and even in supposed private venues.