Foundational Concepts and Frameworks
From within the secret court of men’s hearts, Tom was a dead man the minute Mayella Ewell opened her mouth and screamed.
—Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird, 1960
We cannot escape the secret courts within the hearts of men. Opinions, impressions, judgments and prejudices are formed, often instantly and subconsciously, based upon available data, context, and experience. The availability of greater and greater quantities of multimedia-enriched data makes more acute the imperative to manage and respect the power of information to impact individual lives as well as those of entire races and nation-states. ...