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Old 19th April 2019, 02:58 PM   #73
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Originally Posted by Hlafordlaes View Post
But to the point: speech that directly denies or seeks to suppress political equality does not deserve protection, as it denies the very foundation of the freedom it claims to do so.

Game over.
But that doesn't even matter; people are arguing about the wrong thing.

The racists' speech is protected. That protection just doesn't include an obligation on Facebook's part to host it, nor does Facebook's decision to stop hosting it mean that the racists don't have "free speech" anymore.
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