“[after Bruce’s funeral, Blake walks to his car, Gordon is behind him]
Commissioner Gordon: Can I change your mind? About quitting the force?
[Blake shakes his head]
Blake: You know, what you said about structures becoming shackles? You were right and I can’t take it. The injustice. I mean, no one’s ever gonna know who saved an entire city.
Commissioner Gordon: They know. It was the Batman.” –The Dark Knight Rises
That is exactly what this blog is about. Fifty years from now no one will know who preserved our internet freedom and rights, all they’ll know is that it was Anonymous. Anonymous: the loose group of ordinary people who can’t take the injustice, the group that pulled countless pranks, the group that committed crimes against humanity, the group that took down a bill in congress, the idea, the symbol, the group that changed the world.
From this blog I take that we are a part of history right now. Anonymous, and the events correlating will go down in history like the Boston Tea Party, or if you dare to go bigger, the American Revolution. Is that to say that I’m going to go Anonymous and wreak some havoc on the government? I doubt it, but I wouldn’t tell you if I was now would I? 😉
This blog has taught me that its not about the answers, but rather the struggle for the answers. I mean, I haven’t gotten to many conclusions on this blog, just posted a lot of questions, and if I found all the answers this blog wouldn’t have really gotten far. Never stop asking questions, even if you don’t get the answers you are looking for, you will get answers that maybe you weren’t looking for. This blog has lead me to think about things that I would have never imagined crossing my mind. I came into it not even knowing about Anonymous, and now its just a natural concept to me; its real, its happening. It’s sad, but not many people even realize that.
Never take anything for granted. I strongly encourage for you to always think through things for yourself. Higher thinking gives you power. That power can be used to do great and terrible things. Use that power to RISE up and make a difference in your world, or in somebody else’s world. As Alfred would say “…he [batman] can make the choice that no one else can make, the right one”. You are in control of your own decisions, so embrace that power and make the right choice.
So I leave you with these words:
Anonymous is the hero the world deserves, but not the one it needs right now. So they’ll hunt them. Because they can take it. Because they’re not our hero. Anonymous is a silent guardian, a watchful protector, and Digital Dark Knight.