Philosopher Peter Simpson on Internet Censorship

When Bad Speech Censors Good Speech the Culture Is in Trouble

Philosophy professor Peter Simpson, author of “Theocracy’s Challenge” and Political Illiberalism: A Defense of Freedom , considers the internet censorship problem in relation to deeper philosophical questions. He writes: “I’m not sure anyway I believe in free speech (as opposed to good speech) except as a second best. The ayatollah might agree, might he…

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