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søndag 28. desember 2014

Hard leftists are as guilty of censorship as North Korea's Dictator

Gatestone Institute
by Alan M. Dershowitz.

North Korea's actions emulate those of hard-left feminists, radical Muslims, university administrations, and others who seek to prevent the publication or distribution of material they deem offensive.

This alleged "right" to be free from being offended, is, of course, in direct conflict with the most basic of rights in any democracy: the right to express views deemed offensive by some, and the corollary right to hear or see such views.

Citizen A should not be able to prevent Citizen B from seeing or reading something that would offend Citizen A if he were required to read or see it.

We should begin at home by delegitimizing the efforts of our own citizens to censor material that they find offensive.

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