Freedom of Speech: Can Liberty Be Limited
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... Freedom of Speech: Can Liberty Be Limited? Protection of free speech on campus questions the protection of speech that could be insensitive, rude, or harmful. Opinions that divide people fall into this category, which can include different views, religions, or racism. Free speech, seems to be a very plain and straightforward term, where free means free—otherwise, it be called limited speech, even if the limits were small. The answer to this dilemma is that free speech should stay free, while hate and insensitivity should be solved with education and active debate in society. Charles Lawrence, in “On Racist Speech”, recognizes that in the spirit of civil liberty speech should probably be...