TODAY'S BIRTHDAY HONOREE IS Kwame Nkrumah former President of Ghana, controversial as both a Marxist and later as a dictator.
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Yup. We're Talking Hate Speech.
The subject line contains some, but not all people and organizations which brings at least some segment of our population to express disagreement.
Today we will talk about ideas, words, and behavior of those we hate the most and whether it is in our best interest to tolerate them while continuing to say (assuming we believe it) that the ideas expressed are in sharp contrast to what each of us believes in and in fact repulse us.
Or do we selectively call for the banning or limiting expressed based upon the fact that they are "improper," "harmful to our children," and of "no value whatsoever" ---to us.
Can we be faithful to our own value system in supporting the right of expression? Who or what would you limit or ban?
What do we allow "for society's sake" and what do we ban?
And who (or what) ultimately has the power and/or authority to choose?
http://bit.ly/1qqyAzT (Generally-Book On Point)
http://bit.ly/1f5dDlj (Phelps Supreme Court case)
http://bit.ly/1suTSR9 (Fox Etc)
http://thebea.st/1m6SZJM (Hip Hop)
http://bit.ly/UYc5YC (Hip Hop)
http://bit.ly/1nr7F2S (Hip Hop Misogyny)