Why Free Speech Is Important: The History Of Unpopular Speech

I played a few minutes of this video on the air yesterday. It’s well done, and right on point.

History is full of speech that rebuffed the ‘consensus’ or ‘conventional wisdom’ or ‘common sense’ that all ended up being wrong. There are active, and even institutionalized, efforts to censor speech that goes against current ‘conventional wisdom.’ We must not allow those efforts to succeed.