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Anonymous
Anonymous asked in Politics & GovernmentPolitics · 2 months ago

Why shouldn’t conservative views be censored or canceled?

They are dangerous views which can lead us down the path of destruction.   

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  • 2 months ago
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    We protect the most vile and offensive speech because in doing that we protect our own. Occasionally unpopular speech is needed to point out an injustice that no one yet recognizes. The best remedy to "dangerous" speech is more speech that intelligently torpedoes bad ideas. Censorship only allows a single point of view. Who is to say that the single point of view of the "gatekeeper" who censors is always correct?

  • dybydx
    Lv 4
    1 month ago

    It is destructive of democracy to allow Trump to keep telling the Big Lie that he won the election.  Among other things, the Big Lie caused the riot at the capitol.  The Trump mob believed the Big Lie and tried to end democracy by putting the loser of the election back in the White House.

    That is not censorship.  You can't tell the lie that the theater is on fire when it isn't.  It is harmful to the nation.

  • 1 month ago

    IF you honestly believe that any thoughts need to be cancelled or censored, your own positions and ideas are obviously very unsound. Anytime one side opposes Free Speech.......it is because their own side has little honesty or truth in their own ideas.

  • 1 month ago

    People choose the path of distraction every day.! Such as those who use black lives matter as a reason to cause distraction those who use Trump supporters name cost distraction

    People cause distraction for any reason they want.

    Freedom of speech should never cause distraction and should never be used as an excuse.

    Conservative thinking that the election was stolen is no more a lie than BLM Thinking that law enforcement is racist. It is how we see it and no one has the right to censor anyone’s thoughts or words.

    Punish criminal activity but not the words that someone says

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  • Anonymous
    2 months ago

    They can't be. This is a "free country." You just have to choose what you listen to, and what you watch. Start by getting off this site. This country has the internet, but lacks internet literacy.

  • 2 months ago

    that is fascist and also this is a America. we change presidents every 4 to 8 years and have a possibility of changing house of reps every 2 years and  senators every 6 years. Also it's freedom speech. 

    It limits discussion and does not provide debate. 

    I might think what you said it dumb. also people tend to go a mile when you give an inch. I.e. this is not inclusive. It's a bottle.  who cares. the bottle does not? (hyperbole of course).   Also what are going to do when liberals are the one getting cancelled.  I think the intention of cancel culture was/is good and  I agree with some of it. but like the story if you give a mouse a cookie.... 

  • Anonymous
    2 months ago

    Actors get canceled all the time.

  • 2 months ago

    Because we are supposed to learn from 1930s Germany, not repeat it.

  • 2 months ago

    They can't be. This is a "free country." You just have to choose what you listen to, and what you watch. Start by getting off this site. This country has the internet, but lacks internet literacy.

  • 2 months ago

    Because that's fascism. But thanks for admitting fascism is what you want.

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