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Saturday, February 11, 2006

Great Piece on Slate

Posted by on February 11 at 17:41 PM

Michael Kinsley on Toon Wars:

…the limits of free expression cannot be set by the sensitivities of people who don’t believe in it.

Go read the whole piece here.

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How about empathy? would that be a fair limit on freedom of speech?

The Washington Post just reported a few minutes ago: "An Australian man was sentenced to death by firing squad Tuesday for leading a drug smuggling ring from Indonesia's resort island of Bali."
But wait, Australia doesn't have a death penalty. Since Indonesia demanded Australia abide by their laws shouldn't they show respect and go by Australia's law?

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