Whoa there (Off-Topic)

by SonofMacPhisto @, Thursday, December 19, 2019, 15:29 (641 days ago) @ cheapLEY

Speech can absolutely be violence, as far as I’m concerned. Someone telling other people that whatever group should be killed (or deported, or jailed, or whatever) is as good as pulling the trigger, especially if that someone has a massive platform with thousands of deranged followers.

I do not subscribe to the words are just words, marketplace of ideas horseshit. Punch Nazis right in the fucking mouth, forever and always.

Free speech is an absolute right or it's not one at all. Speech is many things, but it isn't violence.

Punching a Nazi is also not mutually exclusive.

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