The value of free speech in a pandemic
Fostering a vibrant information ecosystem
|Jesse Hirsh||May 1, 2020||11||4|
In a crisis, our collective commitment to free speech can waiver, and we are more likely to desire the suppression or silencing of views that we disagree with or deem unacceptable.
I think this is dangerous, and threatens our informational immunity, as it undermines the health and diversity of our information ecosystem. Our critical thinking skills are l…