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Bob F. RVN70-71 Wrote: Feb 11, 2013 4:18 PM
Skwach wrote: "Rich people can't be rich without creating exponentially more poor people." Wrong answer, but thank you for playing. Come back for serious discussion after you understand ECON 101.
AZYaateeh Wrote: Feb 11, 2013 8:47 PM
Holy mackerel, does he think economics is zero-sum? We've known that's not true since the 11th century—AT LEAST!

Liberal academics have been using speech codes for years. They hear an idea they don't like and it makes them angry. But they don't quite know how to defeat the idea on its own merits. So instead of either a) taking the time to cool down and offer a rational response, or b) actually changing their view, they simply give in to the impulse to censor. That is why our campus speech codes really don't reduce so-called hate speech. They simply embolden those who hate speech.

I wish I could say that this childish inclination toward censorship is unique to liberal...