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← Freedom of speech for street preachers

plasma-engineer's Avatar Jump to comment 82 by plasma-engineer

Isn't this one of the most valuable and pertinent discussions that we have seen for a while? Richard's comment was audacious and fair. I only read this thread today because Steve Zara was sufficiently fair-minded to post it on Facebook.

The trouble is that I'm white and middle-class and male and not gay, and yet I still feel that sometimes the world discriminates against me.

The big issue is that, by saying that, I could upset almost everyone else.

Preachers in the street would find another way to upset me. We do often say that we have a right to speak freely but no right 'not to be offended' and this thread demonstrates the tolerance of almost all the contributors.

Fri, 10 Feb 2012 22:34:04 UTC | #916443