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A Brief Analysis of the Free Speech vs. Hate Speech Debate

Tolerance

December 11, 2017

A Brief Analysis of the Free Speech vs. Hate Speech Debate

In one of his many letters stressing the importance of education, Thomas Jefferson wrote that, “as long as we may think...

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Hate Speech: Why More Communication—Not Less—Is the Answer

Tolerance

October 1, 2017

Hate Speech: Why More Communication—Not Less—Is the Answer

I agree that hate speech has no place in civil discourse, but when people are afraid to communicate at all about entire subjects...

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Why “Sticks and Stones” Should Be the New College Creed

Tolerance

September 30, 2017

Why “Sticks and Stones” Should Be the New College Creed

“I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it” has fallen on hard times in American...

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Something’s Being Done About Hate Speech on Reddit

Combating Bigotry & Hate

September 26, 2017

Something’s Being Done About Hate Speech on Reddit

In an experiment designed to combat hate, Reddit shut down some of their more hateful “subreddits,” or forums dedicated...

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Is Hate Speech Free Speech?

Religious Freedom

February 28, 2017

Is Hate Speech Free Speech?

It is then up to the rest of us, the majority of people, the decent folk who choose to live in harmony with our fellow human...

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