The more I travel, the more I realise what a safe haven Britain is in particular, and the western world is in general. By good fortune, geographical circumstance, technological, philosophical advance and endeavour we have created a liberal democracy that, although far from perfect, in principle at least, relentlessly champions Free Speech, Freedom of Thought, Democracy and Tolerance. 225 more words
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If I had a nickel for every ignorant statement emanating from my college campus, I could pay off my student loans. That being said, I was raised to resist the growing tendency towards shutting down free speech and free thought through the simple process of thinking for myself. 791 more words
When no one will be allowed to hear your views?
If you are a Christian this will be sooner rather than later. If you’re in the UK it’s coming – the government wants to crack down on ‘extremism.’ Yet so far it has declined to define extremism – which makes it very easy to become a target. 386 more words
Today we had one of the most chilling speeches ever to come out of the mouth of a prime minister: