Tag Archives: Freedom of Expression

George Carlin: ‘I Like Individualists’

Source:The New Democrat  “From ‘When Will Jesus Bring The Pork Chops.” Source:George Carlin: ‘I Like Individualists’ Before I get into George Carlin and what he thought about individualists and individualism, I need to mention a certain conversation that I had … Continue reading

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Crash Course: Craig Benzine- ‘Freedom of Speech: Government and Politics’

Source:The New Democrat  “Today, FINALLY, Craig is going to talk about Free Speech! Now, free speech is so important because it not only allows you to critique the government, but it also protects you from the government. But it’s essential … Continue reading

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Washington Monthly: Paul Baumann- ‘When Religion is Too Free’

Source:The New Democrat  “But Waldman is too sanguine about the benefits “Americanizing” will have on the DNA of “ancient” religions. Some real tension should exist between an individualistic, often hedonistic society and traditional religious communities. Liberal democracy must cultivate in … Continue reading

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Chomsky’s Philosophy: Professor Noam Chomsky- Free Speech on Campus

Source:The New Democrat “If you believe in freedom of speech, you believe in freedom of speech for views that you don’t like. Goebbeles was in favor of freedom of speech for views that he liked. So was Stalin. If you’re … Continue reading

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The New Republic: Opinion- Bryan Mealer: The Struggle For a New American Gospel

Source:The New Democrat As someone who grew up in an Atheist family where both my father and mother were Atheists at least when I was growing up, I believe Mom is more of an Agnostic now, but Dad if he … Continue reading

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The Atlantic: Daniela Sherer- It’s Good To Be Rebel

Source: The New Democrat I start off this piece arguing that it’s good to be a rebel, but I would add as long as you’re doing it for the right reasons. For example, I wouldn’t recommend going to a country … Continue reading

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Consensus 44: Oliver Wilson- Social Media: ‘Addictive, Frustrating But Here To Stay’

Source: Consensus 44: Oliver Wilson- Social Media: ‘Addictive, Frustrating But Here To Stay’ “Social media: addictive, frustrating but here to stay.” I could leave it at what Oliver Wilson said in his blog post, but as a blogger myself I feel … Continue reading

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