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Sat Jan 11, 2020, 09:09 AM

1. When I was younger, I always thought "freedom of speech" would lead to discussions like...

"Which deadly disease are we going to make extinct next?" or "How will it happen, not if it will happen, that we will drastically shrink the gap between the richest and the poorest?"

Instead, if anyone talks about those things, they are shouted down and over by today's forces who announce they are the so-called paragons of "freedom of speech" and instead of advancing technology, instead of increasing interconnectedness, instead of using speech as a tool against the powerful; instead these "paragons" crank out conspiracy theories and confirmation bias.

It's disappointing and a little disillusioning, to say the least.

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