LAW AND CULTURE

The Free Speech Dilemma

Free Speech, Hate Speech and the Paradox of Tolerance

Pathless Pilgrim
6 min readFeb 18, 2024

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Free speech is often seen as a fundamental cornerstone of any liberal democracy. Emmanuel Kant maintained that free speech is not only a mechanism for the enlightened evolution of ideas, but also an essential means by which the populace may register dissent against the government…

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Pathless Pilgrim

Veteran Vegan. Bad Buddhist. Many things to many people... a complete enigma to myself