When we fixate on the concept of ‘bad’ ideas and simple disagreement causing actual harm, we simply empower those who want to control our every thought.
Tag: free speech
The Free Speech Campaigners Are Oddly Silent About Sexual Expression
The vocal demands for free speech and political efforts to bring the likes of PayPal under control seem to become very quiet as soon as you mention sexual freedom.
What, Exactly, Is ‘Legal But Harmful’ And Who Gets To Draw The Line?
Giving the government and lickspittle quangos powers to prevent legal discourse under a vague definition of ‘harm’ is something that we should all object to.
War Propaganda: The Anti-Porn Misinformation Machine Hits A New Low
The anti-porn campaigner Julie Bindel is making outrageous, untrue claims about the monstrousness of adult entertainment – and not for the first time.
The Smutty Network
The launch of a new adult entertainment streaming service, creator platform and social network.
Undignified And Immodest: Ralph Steadman Banned In North Carolina
A beer label featuring a stylised naked figure is too much for North Carolina.
GB News And The Outrage Publicists
If something upsets and offends you, perhaps it isn’t the smartest idea in the world to keep on promoting it through angry tweets.
He Said/She Said – The Comic Book Cashing In On Scandal And Murder
The short-lived comic book series aiming to explore notorious scandals from the point of view of both people involved.
OFCOM’s Online Nation: Reinventing Harm
The latest OFCOM report attempts to hype the dangers of unfettered thought online, but can’t hide the fact that viewing porn is now increasingly the norm.
It’s Nothing Personal…
Exploding with anger every time someone criticises someone you like or something you believe is stupid.
Online Harms And Offline Intimidation
Scaring people into compliance and controlling the public discussion with vaguely worded laws and campaigns of moral panic.
Boyd Rice Vs Bob Larson
The strange relationship between two of the most controversial figures in American popular culture.