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The oppressed becomes the oppressor

http://www.msnbc.com/msnbc/mozilla-founder-becomes-free-speech-martyr

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/post-politics/wp/2014/04/04/anti-gay-marriage-group-calls-for-boycott-of-mozilla-firefox/

http://www.theregister.co.uk/2014/04/03/mozilla_brendan_eich_ceo_quits/

 

“The oppressed want at any cost to resemble the oppressors.” is a quote that came from Paulo Friere, who wrote it specifically in the context of education.

Today, however, we find that this quote is so aptly applied in other situations, including the Modzilla-Firefox case in the links above.

 

Sources :

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paulo_Freire

http://www.freire.org/paulo-freire/quotes-by-paulo-freire

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