ON THE STUPIDITY OF BEING OFFENDED

2018-10-10T16:13:30+01:00October 9th, 2018|Categories: LANGUAGE, PSYCHOLOGY, SOCIETY|Tags: , , , , , , , |

A compilation for the rejection of the culture of offense. Featuring Christopher Hitchens, Stephen Fry,  Penn Jillette, Louis C.K. and Jim Norton, Richard Dawkins, Peter Hitchens, Steve Hughes, Big Jay Oakerson, Ricky Gervais, Salman Rushdie

LIVING PROOF

2017-09-30T21:18:54+01:00September 30th, 2017|Categories: JOURNALISM|Tags: , |

Instead of marveling at the number of books, articles, and documentaries he produced, some of Christopher Hitchens' friends muttered about the quantity of booze he drank. Now medical science backs his long-held belief that booze is a subtle weapon. Plus: Hitch’s tips on drinking right.

Debate: Freedom of expression must include the license to offend (2006) – Full Transcript

2019-05-21T13:23:30+01:00June 21st, 2017|Categories: CULTURE, SOCIETY|Tags: , |

Heralding the First Amendment, proponents of free speech champion the right to expression unencumbered by government intervention. But is freedom of expression absolute and limitless? Should we be free to use words with the intention to harm? Should some words remain unspoken, or does this mind-set lead us to the path of censorship?