In class we talked about mediums that were introduced into the world and had potential scares associated with them. A few examples were television and how individuals were scared of losing time with family or being spied on, security cameras and how they can be used to spy and invade privacy or help with solving crimes, and video games on how they can cause kids to become and act out violently.
I was wondering if anyone can help me flush out the idea of humans as a medium and having potential scares associated with them. Specifically I am thinking about the psychologically disabled individuals and the scares of the mental disability hospitals? I am thinking this can be described as a medium, but I am unsure and would welcome any feedback you had on this concept.