Anouncement for a short Kindle essay: The Double-edged Sword of The Freedom of Speech


The Double-edged Sword of The Freedom of Speech

Table of Contents

Hypocrisy of the Freedom of Speech
Ancients and Founders
Enlightenment Thinkers and Founders
Advantages of the Undemocratic Constitution
Collapse of the Aristocratic Constitution
Bibliography

Hypocrisy of the Freedom of Speech

For the last few decades our foreign policy widely utilized a paradigm of advocating an absolute primacy of the free speech and press as a very powerful propaganda weapon in the ideological wars against nations we wanted to crash. Name the Soviet Union, Cuba, Iraq, Yugoslavia, North Korea, Libya and now Iran’s “problem” is on the table. The free speech preaching policy has proven to be an ultimate weapon, against which there exists no defense. Regardless of how justified, reasonable, or minor these restrictions of the freedom of speech were, defending them looked week and unconvincing, and always was a loosing strategy.

However, the unabridged free speech advocacy is destructive not only for those who are on its receiving end, but also for those who are wielding the weapon…
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