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reguile  ·  100 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: The Unsettling Rise of the Urban Narc App

Calling it "Narc" at all makes me feel like whoever is speaking will end up in jail someday. The only time I've heard is used it was a threat against me by a schoolmate who didn't want me to tell the teacher about anything when I was in high school.

If you call someone a snitch, a narc, or any similar term, I have zero empathy for you. Reporting people who break the law, within reason, should be encouraged promoted and congratulated.





nil  ·  100 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Big yikes.

"Laws" and "rules" are not a good in and of themselves. Usually people who think that way are paranoid beyond belief. If a law or rule is wrong, absolutely it's wrong to snitch or narc on somebody.

    The only time I've heard is used it was a threat against me by a schoolmate who didn't want me to tell the teacher about anything when I was in high school.

Were they smoking the reefer and you dialed 911?

applewood  ·  99 days ago  ·  link  ·  

    Reporting people who break the law, within reason, should be encouraged promoted and congratulated.

What would you consider within the scope of reason and what would you consider to be behavior that approaches beyond reasonable, let alone, outright unreasonable behavior?