Tuesday, October 23, 2012

tolerating your intolerables



We live in a world where, in some circles at least, it is OK to be intolerant in the name of tolerance. Free speech is something only those who agree with you are entitled to - all others are to be silenced ... Rowan Atkinson puts how silly that kind of behaviour can be rather well. 

2 comments:

  1. Thanks for posting this. This is something which troubles many of us. Perhaps these views in defence of liberty and against the 'new intolerance' coming as they do from such an impeccably "secular" source may make our legislators sit up and take notice.

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  2. Thanks for your comment, Father. It would be nice to think you're right. The tendency to go after anyone who puts their head above the parapet on any issue seen as a shibboleth of ultra-orthodox liberalism has become rather wearisome ...

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