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My First Amendment Class

Mary Jane14 Wrote: Apr 17, 2012 12:10 AM
Anyone who has experienced secondary education in America has been at the mercy of the political/social views of their professors. I never minded people disagreeing with me or my views, what continues to irk me is those folks who don't want to discuss viewpoint but want only a total conversion to their point of view. A very liberal, but fair, professor of my once noted that people who zealously hold the belief that they know "THE TRUTH" are incapable of compromise or peace because they have "THE TRUTH" and if you don't agree then you are automatically ignorant, delusional, or intentionally evil. Facts, proofs, alternative opinions and beliefs don't matter because they own "THE TRUTH". This applies to left, right & everywhere in between.

Author’s Note: I’ll be speaking at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio on April 19. The event will start in Harrison Hall, room 111, at 6 p.m. The speech is called “Three Liberal Assaults on Free Speech (and Three Conservative Solutions)."Because it is about free speech in public forums, the speech is free and open to the public.

Tyranny is never more than a generation away. Those who wish to impose tyranny prey upon the ignorance of those they wish to subjugate. Knowing that it is easier to deprive people of their rights if they are unaware of their rights, academic...