Why Free Speech Matters

Freedom of expression allows each and every one of us to speak openly about our ideas

Why is free speech important?

The freedom to express an opinion without fear of being prosecuted is an important cornerstone of a free society. However, this right has a long history of suppression.

Throughout history, individuals have often been punished for criticizing their rulers, or sharing ideas that challenged the establishment of their time.

In countries where citizens have suffered under the rule of more authoritarian regimes these liberties take much longer to materialize. Sadly, there are also countries in which the right to voice dissenting opinions is yet to become a reality, as under certain authoritarian regimes, those who criticize government policy are punished severely.

In recent years, there has been a worrying shift in favor of both increased government censorship and indeed a culture of censorship, even in countries which have historically proclaimed the virtues of free speech.

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Why is free speech important?

The freedom to express an opinion without fear of being prosecuted is an important cornerstone of a free society. However, this right has a long history of suppression.

Throughout history, individuals have often been punished for criticizing their rulers, or sharing ideas that challenged the establishment of their time.

Political Correctness is Red-pilling America

Harvard psychology professor Steven Pinker argues that political correctness actually breeds the very same extremist views it hopes to squash.

Harvard psychology professor Steven Pinker argues that political correctness actually breeds the very same extremist views it hopes to squash.

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