Freedom of Thought and Expression

"To suppress free speech is a double wrong. It violates the right of the hearer as well as those of the speaker."
~Frederick Douglas

Any restriction of thought or speech violates the soul of mankind. Transcending we shall impeach and speak freely of our ideas. To sit above others in judgement upon a throne is an assault on any independent thought. Imagining to decide what is right or best for another based on a warped version of reality is overbearing and dictatorial. Freedom of opinion and expression is a right granted unto all. For one to disregard philosophies with arrogance, they become tyrannical in their censorship. With a dogmatic assertion of what is valid, society would be enslaved to silence. Opposition is not danger but is freedom; while muteness would echo the plight of man. Unrestricted speech reveals new ideas and without a free exchange, knowledge would be limited. Demanding immunity from criticism, denounces justice. Any desecration of autonomy is repressive. Freedom of speech affords a liberty to proclaim our truth while providing others the right to agree or disagree. Anything otherwise, would be in conflict with nature.
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