This essay focuses on rights to safety and security. how we decide which to value more? Also, “Should elected officials do what the majority desires? Or should they do what they think is best, even if it is highly unpopular?”
When rights to safety and security seem to conflict with fundamental civil liberties, how should we decide which to value more? Also, “ elected officials do what the majority desires? Or should they do what they think is best, even if it is highly unpopular?”
Security mostly refers to protection from hostile forces, but it has a wide range of other senses: for example, as the absence of harm (e.g. freedom from want); the presence of an essential good (e.g. food security); as resilience against potential damage or harm (. secure foundations); secrecy (. a secure telephone line); as containment (. a secure room or cell); and as a state of mind (. emotional security).
The term is also used to refer to acts and systems whose purpose may be to provide security (.: security companies, security forces, security guard, cyber security systems, security cameras, remote guarding).
Security is not only physical but it can also be Virtual.