The reality of freedom of speech and absolute liberation is something that can only be experienced if you:
- Flag your political alignments in the middle of a street surrounded by strangers.
- Wear any form of apparel in public with a controversial statement.
- Create a profile on the social media site Gab.
The truth is that most of what we perceive as “freedom of speech” is curated. Whether we are looking at published works and opinion pieces or interactions on forums and social media sites.
This in combination with the people who you are exposed to might create an illusion of respect and rationality.
Many would find themselves stunned if exposed to the meaning and implications of liberty since it reveals how incredibly irrational humans are.
Yet, who is to define what is rational or not? And by which standard?
Everyone considers themselves rational and/or righteous regardless of how misguided and lost they are in relation to facts, solid evidence and/or consistent witness accounts.
With that in mind I’ll paste in two of my latest Tweets.
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