posted on Feb, 24 2014 @ 08:40 PM
“If our university community opposes racism, sexism, and heterosexism, why should we put up with research that counters our goals?” asked Korn in
For a second, I thought this was the rock band. No, I don't support getting rid of free speech in favor of "liberalism" whatsoever. That is a
terrible idea, there always need to be critics and opponents of every idea, for starters. In addition to that, I think it is very important that
people are allowed to speak freely about their views and interact in an honest matter, something that is impossible without free speech.
It should not be that hard to show that something like civil rights or even human rights are a benefit to society even with free speech in place.
I am a strange person because I am adamantly against conservative movements based on harming people - I think it goes against the spirit of the Lord
and harms society - however, I am also against the "liberal" movements stifling free speech.
This definitely brings up some issues for me though, when conservatives start using their "free speech" to justify things like denying services to
homosexuals without realizing that it affects their quality of life. Or gay marriage, where conservatives use their "free speech" to deny
homosexuals the right to be perceived as equals -
I'm saying that having the two viewpoints at the same time causes me headaches, but I think they are both positive views - although I think things in
general are getting way too messy.