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Does this idiot have any idea what it means to have "freedom of Speech"?

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sandorski

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Ahmadinejad's position on Freedom of Speech is quite similar to Liberals position on Freedom of Religion.

Both see it as Freedom from speech/religion.

Just as Liberals claim it means 'freedom' from hearing/seeing others' religious activities, Ahmadinejad thinks it means 'freedom' from our speech he doesn't like.

Fern
Fail. There is simply no way to have Freedom of Religion without also having Freedom From it. Religion is an active practice, Speech is merely the communication of Ideas and requires no Action. Everyone, including the Religious, has the Freedom to not be active in some others Religion.
 

Orignal Earl

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"So when we say 'to be wiped,' we say for occupation to be wiped off from this world. For war-seeking to (be) wiped off and eradicated, the killing of women and children to be eradicated. And we propose the way. We propose the path. The path is to recognize the right of the Palestinians to self-governance."
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jackstar7

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Ahmadinejad's position on Freedom of Speech is quite similar to Liberals position on Freedom of Religion.

Both see it as Freedom from speech/religion.

Just as Liberals claim it means 'freedom' from hearing/seeing others' religious activities, Ahmadinejad thinks it means 'freedom' from our speech he doesn't like.

Fern
In what ways do you not have freedom from speech?

media player + earbuds = freedom from all unwanted speech
 

sportage

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Ahmadie obviously just doesn't get it. Or pretends that he doesn't.
On Piers Morgan he just could not understand why America would not go after anyone speaking out against religion. Any religion.
"We have freedom of speech".
Yeah but... Yeah but... Your government doesn't stop it.
People not free just cannot understand or grasp what freedom is all about, I guess.
 

Fern

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In what ways do you not have freedom from speech?

media player + earbuds = freedom from all unwanted speech
Tell Imadinnerjacket to stay off YouTube.

My point is he has turned-around the principal of FoS to interpret it as giving him freedom FROM other peoples' speech. I.e., he wants to ban speech.

Fern
 

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