A Few Quick Words That Are Not Mine

I was talking with two old friends about the emerging popularity of “no-platforming”, a perceived increase in the left’s tendency to police language, certain positions, arguments, etc as invalid, often to the point of being censorious. Two direct quotes from those guys (who are both white, straight, cis-gendered males, I should point out):

“if your life goal is to only hear things you agree with, you might as well stay home.”

and

“Saying bad things about people is fucked up, but not having the capacity to do so is a lot worse.”

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