"If we don’t believe in freedom of expression for people we despise,
we don’t believe in it at all."
by:
Noam Chomsky
(1928- ) American linguist and political writer
Source:
Guardian, 23 November 1992
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Well Said!
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    No double standards thanks.
     -- Was, Dubai     
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    Amen!
     -- JBP, Florida     
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    Unless of course you are advocating my death because I don't believe in your religion. Or advocating the removal of my freedoms. That is not freedom of expression, it's a crime.
     -- J Carlton, Calgary     
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    We hold this truth to be self evident except, as J Carlton has so clearly expressed, only in a lawful, non-criminal atmosphere.
     -- Mike, Norwalk     
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    The socialists, with all other religionists can preach their dogmas to their hearts content as long as it does not interfere with a government of law(s). Progressives and Neocons are expected to express their prejudices; freedom continues as long as neither expressed prejudice is forced on anyone. Going along with that outside the criminal thing (yelling fire in a theater for example), 'sticks and stones will break my bones but word's will never hurt me.'
     -- Mike, Norwalk     
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     -- jim k, Austin, Tx      
     
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