Nope, this might not be an original bit but I find it so relevant and powerful that I had to share it in its original form. Take some time to let it sink in.
Mike Monteiro makes a compelling case regarding your responsibility as a designer towards your end users, beyond what they might expect. It pertains to professional ethics and imho, it’s one that everyone regardless of discipline, should watch. Closely.
“You are directly responsible for what you put into the world. Yet every day designers all over the world work on projects without giving any thought or consideration to the impact that work has on the world around them. This needs to change.”