LESSONS IN LOGIC: Calling Something ‘Hate Speech’ IS Hate Speech

The Oil for Your Lamp

We live in a society where it is increasingly popular to label something we do not like or want to hear as ‘hate speech.’  Then we seek to silence it based on the assumption that ‘hate’ should not be allowed.  The problem with this line of thinking is that it is actually worse than hate speech.  Not only is it a sign of hate in itself, but it is an actual action, which is far more harmful than mere words.

There was a time when the political Left in this country would have defended free speech.  They would have fought any attempt to censor someone as a violation of their rights.  But this was back when the political Left was weak; a minority force in the body politic.  This is no longer the case.  The political Left, or Progressivism, has now reached a parity with those who still seek to…

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