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Re: Willingness to share a position statement?

On Wednesday, 24 March 2021 11:38:25 PM AEDT Steve McIntyre wrote:
> Freedom of speech does *not* mean freedom from consequences.

Here is a good reply to this very statement:

"Freedom of speech is supposed to imply freedom from quite a wide range
of possible consequences; mostly consequences like fines or incarceration,
but the spirit of it applies more broadly than that. If I were to say that
[whoever] is free to speak, but I wouldn’t guarantee there would be no
consequences for that speech, wouldn’t it be fair to interpret my words
as a veiled threat?

The only valid “consequences” for an act of free speech is a solid rebuttal.

If you think otherwise, then I suggest that you haven’t quite grasped the
point of the concept, or that you simply have tyrannical tendencies
(as many do).

Taken from the following conversation:


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