Hate speech in a plural society
Date Written: 08/12/2005
Year Published: 2005
Resource Type: Article
Cx Number: CX16212
One of the ironies of living in a more inclusive, more diverse society appears to be that the preservation of diversity requires us to leave increasingly to leave less room for a diversity of views. So, it is becoming increasingly common these days for liberals to proclaim that free speech is necessary in principle but also to argue that in practice we should give up that right.