That’s a Feature, Not a Bug


EWN South Africa:

JOHANNESBURG – A group of Christian leaders from KwaZulu-Natal say that they’re opposing the proposed Hate Speech Bill, because it will stop them from preaching that homosexuality is wrong.

The reason there is a furor over hate speech and fake news, is because somebody wants to shut others up.  I’m against hate, and against hateful words.

I am also convinced that some folks have noticed that they’re beginning to lose an argument, and they want to turn off the free speech rights of their neighbors.

That’s wrong in South Africa, and it’s wrong in America.




By the way, I’m not necessarily in support of what these preachers are saying. I just know they should have the right to say it. That goes for people who want to speak out in favor of homosexuality as well. 

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3 thoughts on “That’s a Feature, Not a Bug

  1. onwyrdsdream

    When they use something for virtue signalling that thing is internally promoted to virtuous and opposition becomes a sin. Their behavior becomes “homosexuality is a virtue.” And religiously protect that idea.

    Honestly with homosexuality calling it a virtue isn’t that harmful.. at least compared to virtue signalling by supporting thugs and cop killers, as either makes damaging civilization itself a virtue.

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  2. Paul Krendler

    So…

    Imam Aiyub Abdul-Baki, Ed Asner, Bill Ayers, Fr. Bob Bossie SCJ, Herb Boyd,
    Charles Burnett, Isabel Cardenas, Margaret Cho, Kia Corthron, Joe Dante,
    Chuck D, Carl Dix, Alex Ebert, Niles Eldredge, Kurt Elling, Eve Ensler, Charles
    Gaines, Merrill Garbus, Pastor Gregg L. Greer, David Gunn Jr., Lalah Hathaway,
    Marc Lamont Hill, Chase Iron Eyes, Everett Iron Eyes Sr., Henry Giroux, Evelyn
    Fox Keller, Robin D.G. Kelley, Wayne Kramer, John Landis, Julie Mehretu, Vic
    Mensa, Debra Messing, Jessica Care Moore, Thurston Moore, PZ Myers, Arturo
    O’Farrill, Michelle Phillips, Milton Saier, Yusef Salaam, Dread Scott, Michael
    Shannon, Danny Simmons, David Strathairn, Alice Walker, Naomi Wallace,
    Cornel West and Saul Williams are the top names signing on to this effort?

    Persuasive. (eyeroll)

    I looked at the site for the “thousands more” signatories, and they’re just a number.

    Color me impressed.

    /sarc

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