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Zetetic, freedom of speech is not absolute. Shout bomb on an airplane or fire in a crowded theater and are how much that speech is protected.
There have been successful prosecutions of propagandists both from Rwanda and Nazi Germany.
Well the video was extremely boring.He rambled on about a certainty that did not need so long to explain.
You can say want you damned well like but if it upsets me, expect to get a smack in the mouth.
We must be assured that when we speak its not for effect or just to hiss someone off.
Whats the point in exercising freedom only to jeopardize that certain freedom we enjoy.
If you cant be trusted with something it will be restricted by the nature of man.You are free to say what you want but it is also my freedom to react.The point is should i be allowed to react with violence?
I understand how important it is to protect our freedom of speech it's just a bit much when you think we allow this to go on.
In an ideal world they wouldnt exist.
Of course there are consequences - when those consequences are state sponsored that amounts to infringement of rights. The decision of citizens to protest your words are not in the same league provided the state doesn't let any resulting illegal activity go without censure.
Only simple minded people would preach for full freedom of speech. There has been many examples of how people got trampled in fear of bombs and such in great sports stadiums, the fear itself was a greater killer than the bombs.
The amount of phranksters would explode, makeing bombthreaths towards anyone, and be a great inconveinience.
Yes. In the United States there is the famous, "You cannot falsely cry fire in a crowded theater" rule.
For the record, there is no such "rule" in the United States.
The U.S. Supreme Court has in fact upheld many kinds of restrictions on the right to free speech under the First Amendment. All of these restrictions are entirely sensible, and there is much more freedom of expression in the U.S. than any other nation I can think of.