The Price of Free Speech

No, it’s not Nazis marching in Skokie

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Ask most people why free speech is a good thing and they’ll tell you it’s the best way to get to the truth. Some problems have counter-intuitive solutions. If people aren’t free to advocate unpopular ideas, the counter-intuitive solutions never get an airing, and the problems never get solved. All of this is true. But it is not why we need free speech.



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