the constitution FIRE sits down with author, columnist, and FIRE Board of Advisors member Wendy Kaminer to talk about the state of free speech both on and off campus.

“The irony is that you end up encouraging incivility because people don’t know how to argue. They don’t know what to do when confronted with an idea they really don’t like. They don’t have an administrator they go complain to, and so they just shout it down because they haven’t learned how to do anything else.”

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3 Responses to “The Atlantic’s Wendy Kaminer on Free Speech, Hate Speech, and Anti-Bullying Laws”

  1. RNA0ROGER says:

    Seems to be.
    Seems to be.

  2. Reerrpad5515 says:

    Perhaps in an …
    Perhaps in an ideal educational environment, but not in the educational environment fostered on campus in today’s Western countries.

  3. RNA0ROGER says:

    The issue of …
    The issue of bullying can only ever be reduced through education.
    Words are not lethal and there for should not be dictated or censored.

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