20 Aug 2017

Free speech (detailed explanation)

I'm a straight up First Amendment guy (you cannot define "hate" so don't ban "hate speech" -- let people argue in public), and this is the clearest you can get on free speech.
And here's the "hover addendum" that XKCD always adds:
I can't remember where I heard this, but someone once said that defending a position by citing free speech is sort of the ultimate concession; you're saying that the most compelling thing you can say for your position is that it's not literally illegal to express.
Now go argue instead of attacking people.

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