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Why Some Moderation is Always Necessary

Free speech absolutism eliminates all speech

Boy screaming into a microphone
Photo by Jason Rosewell on Unsplash

Imagine a public square dedicated to free speech, where everyone in the town is able to gather and discuss ideas freely, without the threat of the king’s fragile ego putting their lives in jeopardy for saying the “wrong” thing (generally, the truth). Without the harsh judgment of the priests…



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