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← You want to ban hate speech? Isn’t that what religion is?

MilitantNonStampCollector's Avatar Jump to comment 8 by MilitantNonStampCollector

Speech – however distressing or hateful – is not the same as physical harm. And anyway, you can’t stop hate with censorship. You can only stop it by challenging it head on.

Tit for tat game-theory shows that it is better not to challenge things head on at times - based on probability. Mostly yes - but sometimes it is best to just sit back.

Fri, 01 Jun 2012 05:10:45 UTC | #944900