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    Oliver Wendall Holmes Comments On Freedom Of Speech

    On September 17, 1917, Supreme Court Justice, Oliver Wendall Holmes wrote : " Free speech did not create a right to falsely shout "FIRE !" in a crowded theatre and the concept is still a part of our thinking on the subject. Though the actual test today limits...
    Boshie Boshie 61-65, F Sep 19, 2012

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    Freedom Of Speech And The Community

    Laws Alone can not secure freedom of expression ; In Order that everyone may present their views without penalty there must be spirit of tolerance within the entire population .
    Paschar Paschar 61-65, M 3 Responses May 29, 2012

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    I don't know who I offened,

    or how I offended them, but the ep society police have deleted my stories. They contained no foul language or obsene details. So what gives them the right to infringe on my freedom of speech
    gordonmichael gordonmichael 41-45, M Jul 17

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    Related Experiences

    So after 15 years.... I think I am finally done. I had kids at a really young age. My youngest is now 17 and she will be off to college next fall. My wife however, wants more...
    Lcas6548 Lcas6548 36-40, F 42 mins ago

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    There's just something so beautiful and amazing about running. The feeling I get when my feet are pounding against the sidewalk/pavement is indescribable. It's like I'm lost in my...
    ThatOneGemini ThatOneGemini 16-17, F 1 hr ago

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    Australia's political history is a national disgrace plagued by atrocities of racial prejudice and disguised fascism. From the genocide of the Aboriginal people to the 2005 riots...
    Yaguru109 Yaguru109 13-15, M 2 hrs ago

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    I escaped... He nearly stabbed me in the chest with a buck knife. He broke my nose, he dragged me into the house by my hair. I thought he was going to kill me until I begged for...
    arandomuse arandomuse 26-30, F 3 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    Life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.
    UcancallmeAL81 UcancallmeAL81 31-35, M 11 hrs ago

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    Is breaking free of how society and religion have tried to mold me. Breaking free of how my family has tried to mold me. Taking a gasp of air. At last I can breathe
    7lulu 7lulu 41-45, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    when I hear about police brutality against African-Americans, and the fact that the police force isn't doing anything to make it right, It makes me very upset. or that some people...
    Idiotkitty Idiotkitty 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Imagine not being able to remove ppl from your life. Imagine having a kid with your ex and having to see them or talk to them for the sake of the kid. To be honest id be tempted to...
    HigherCalling HigherCalling 26-30, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    My new anthem! ;) http://youtu.be/9itwt_opsvQ "Cut The Cord" By: Shinedoen (Freedom, la la la la) (Freedom, follow me) (Freedom, la la la la) (Freedom) Cut it (Freedom, la la la...
    BeautifullySickkk BeautifullySickkk 31-35, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    There's a misconception of freedom of speech, some people think it's saying what you like with no consequences or without people challenging your viewpoint. Freedom of speech...
    usernameinneed usernameinneed 26-30, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Freedom restricted is my worst nightmare!Freedom is very important to me, I cherish it a lot because it means everything and I know what its like when its taken away!I know what...
    LittleMilwee LittleMilwee 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    I wish that every human life might be pure transparent freedom.
    000Camilla 000Camilla 31-35, F 5 days ago

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    i was asked to speak at my high school graduation. i never spoke in school to anyone but my 1-3 friends, but i spoke to hundreds at my small high school. i was shaking but no one...
    eloquentwords eloquentwords 31-35, F 6 days ago

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    I believe that women must not depend upon the protection of man, but must be taught to protect herself, and there I take my stand....
    000Camilla 000Camilla 31-35, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Someone very important to me will soon be facing the "establishment" for her closely-held ideas and beliefs. She has not prosthetized them. She has not gone door-to-door looking...
    ToughEddie ToughEddie 36-40, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    Sometimes I wonder, where had I gone wrong. When you try your best and that still isn't good enough, what more can you do to right the wrongs that you don't even know exist.
    OrphanBlackFan OrphanBlackFan 26-30, F a week ago

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    For those people who are having a bad day and taking it out on other folks. Why? You know you could be going to therapy for that? Talking with your consular? Someone you love...
    deleted deleted 26-30 a week ago

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    What are called individual rights are simply artificial divisions of the claim to exercise one's faculties provided one allows others the same freedom to exercise their faculties...
    BlotOutTheSun BlotOutTheSun 22-25, M a week ago

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    Look at you. Youre young. And you’re scared. Why are you so scared? Stop being paralysed. Stop swallowing your words. Stop caring what others think. Wear what you want. Say what...
    Masuka99 Masuka99 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 22

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    I just want to live my life without having to revolve every decision that I make around a job. I want to travel when I feel like it. I want to work whenever and wherever I want to...
    CDoza CDoza 26-30, M Jul 21

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    I'm getting more and more surprised to see what is the world I actually live in. Yesterday I wrote a comment on an article about anti-semitism and Israeli politics, an article that...
    Levat Levat 22-25, M 2 Responses Jul 21

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    I'm getting more and more surprised to see what is the world I actually live in. Yesterday I wrote a comment on an article about anti-semitism and Israeli politics, an article that...
    Levat Levat 22-25, M Jul 21

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    I'm getting more and more surprised to see what is the world I actually live in. Yesterday I wrote a comment on an article about anti-semitism and Israeli politics, an article that...
    Levat Levat 22-25, M Jul 21

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    I'm getting more and more surprised to see what is the world I actually live in. Yesterday I wrote a comment on an article about anti-semitism and Israeli politics, an article that...
    Levat Levat 22-25, M Jul 21

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    I'm getting more and more surprised to see what is the world I actually live in. Yesterday I wrote a comment on an article about anti-semitism and Israeli politics, an article that...
    Levat Levat 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 21

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    I'm getting more and more surprised to see what is the world I actually live in. Yesterday I wrote a comment on an article about anti-semitism and Israeli politics, an article that...
    Levat Levat 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 21

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    I'm getting more and more surprised to see what is the world I actually live in. Yesterday I wrote a comment on an article about anti-semitism and Israeli politics, an article that...
    Levat Levat 22-25, M 3 Responses Jul 21

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    I still need some. I speak very fast and don't what to speak when.
    Maaren Maaren 16-17, M Jul 19

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    The filth of the filthless, generating unawares, spreading over all and into all. "May he who has blood in his veins save himself" Pretending is not knowing, and there are kinds...
    Annodumbaknee Annodumbaknee 36-40, M 1 Response Jul 18

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    It's always those of privilege who complain about political correctness.
    Atmosfaerie Atmosfaerie 22-25 Jul 18

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    Islam is a threat to human rights, freedom of conscious, free speech & expression. #abolishislam.
    YellowBrightLight YellowBrightLight 18-21 1 Response Jul 16

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    The purpose of government is to enforce the law of equal liberty: every person should have the freedom to do all that he/she wills (may claim the fullest freedom to exercise his...
    BlotOutTheSun BlotOutTheSun 22-25, M Jul 16

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    Feel what you want too and say what you feel because those that matter do not mind and those who mind do not matter. When it comes to religion and our beliefs we need to learn to...
    CelticSpiritAtHeart CelticSpiritAtHeart 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 15

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    Black judge under fire for refusing to perform a gay ‘marriage’ on religious grounds TOLEDO, OH, July 10, 2015 (LifeSiteNews) -- A judge in the Toledo area is under fire from...
    Soniador1963 Soniador1963 51-55, M Jul 13

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    Black judge under fire for refusing to perform a gay ‘marriage’ on religious grounds TOLEDO, OH, July 10, 2015 (LifeSiteNews) -- A judge in the Toledo area is under fire from...
    Soniador1963 Soniador1963 51-55, M Jul 13

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    I think people need to learn the difference between freedom of speech and harassment. I get tired of the "freedom of speech" excuse when people are being abusive, slanderous, and...
    anhonestgirl anhonestgirl 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 12

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    Am sorry but freedom and peace are 2 separate things freedom is an invitation for chaos look at ISIS wile peace is nothing no hate no war but nower days peace is more having a gun...
    WollyWalters WollyWalters 18-21, M Jul 11

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    To be honest (and as a Sagittarius, I'm almost always honest), being a Sagittarius is the one of the main reasons why I'm not in asylum right now. Living my life as a loser and...
    sweetsnake sweetsnake 22-25, F 10 Responses Jul 11

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