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Mon Jan 1, 2018, 01:18 AM

"It is the function of speech to free men from the bondage of irrational fears." - Louis D. Brandeis

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Fear of serious injury cannot alone justify suppression of free speech and assembly. Men feared witches and burned women. It is the function of speech to free men from the bondage of irrational fears. - Louis D. Brandeis



Louis Brandeis

"The farther a society drifts from the truth, the more it will hate those that speak it."---George Orwell



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Reply "It is the function of speech to free men from the bondage of irrational fears." - Louis D. Brandeis (Original post)
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Mon Jan 1, 2018, 03:51 AM

1. "It is the function of speech to free men from the bondage of irrational fears."

Or in the case of rightwing media, to stoke irrational fear. Free speech is a double edged sword.

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