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Offline w1s3m0n

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Freedom and Innovation
« on: October 26, 2018, 07:14:50 PM »
What did people think when Voltaire starting writing very promiscuous and provocative stories?  The powers at be tried to silence Voltaire.  Did you know without Voltaire's mind, it is unlikely we would have the work of the great enlightenment?  Without Voltaire and his openness to offend the status quote, there would never ever be a democracy.  The very thing LGBTQ, Black, Minorities, and etc... need is freedom of expression.  When freedom of expression is taken away, what's to stop the PC police to subverted by another group like fundamentalist and then the minority will be enslaved again.  Freedom is absolutely necessary to ensure the survival of all expression.  My culture is an expression.  Your desire is an expression.  Your sexual orientation is an expression.  Take that away and what do you have?  You will be regulated by the government.  Who's to stop us from returning back to the system Voltaire grew up in?  A system without freedom of speech?  Freedom of speech is the cornerstone of democracy and America.  In addition, in emergence theory of socialization processes, freedom of speech is the greatest enabler of innovation.  Innovation is what propels our society forward.  It is why we have cars, Internet, etc...  In case you have never heard of Voltaire, he's one of the greatest philosophers of western civilization.

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Re: Freedom and Innovation
« Reply #1 on: October 30, 2018, 08:34:31 PM »

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Re: Freedom and Innovation
« Reply #2 on: November 04, 2018, 01:38:53 AM »
This is what the Left doesn't understand when they scream "hate speech". They don't realize that it will just come back to shut them down.

Libertarians and Conservatives understand this basic principle.

The Left love socialism because they believe if only they can find the right person. This is how they feel about freedom of speech. They always believe that it's a matter of finding the right people in politics.

Libertarians and Conservatives don't buy that nonsense.

No such thing as the right people, ever.

That's why you don't vote away your rights to a government entity and then hope the right person is in power.

This is why I just can't stand socialists - once they get a hold of an ideology (whether it be a conservative or a liberal one) - they demand total control of the people.

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