It is poor civic hygiene to install technologies that could someday facilitate a police state.
Even those who have desired to work out a completely positive philosophy have been philosophers only to the extent that, at the same time, they have refused the right to install themselves in absolute knowledge. They taught not this knowledge, but its becoming in us, not the absolute but, at most, our absolute relation to it, as Kierkegaard said. What makes a philosopher is the movement which leads back without ceasing from knowledge to ignorance, from ignorance to knowledge, and a kind of rest in this movement.maurice merleau-ponty
We need to teach people to refuse to install non-free plug-ins; we need to teach people to care more about their long-term interest of freedom than their immediate desire to view a particular site.richard m. stallman
The Adobe flash plug-in is non-free software, and people should not install it, or suggest installing it, or even tell people it exists.richard m. stallman