Panopticism is essentially the idea that people are under constant surveillance or observation which forces them to behave appropriately. The notion that one is being constantly watched prompts them to regulate their behavior and conform to the norms set by society through ingraining fear into people. Although the idea of Continue reading

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Originally conceptualized by Michel Foucault, panopticism revolves around the idea of constant surveillance, instilling the notion that individuals are under constant observation. This belief prompts individuals to regulate their own behavior, conforming to societal norms. Serving as a disciplinary tool, panopticism molds conduct by ingraining the fear of being watched Continue reading