This is a repost of a piece I wrote around six months ago. I am re posting because of the death of the evil person who was the catalyst for writing it. Also because of the current interest in the proposed changes by Attorney General George Brandis to Section 18c of the Racial Discrimination Act. For those who are vitally interested in this subject I would first like to recommend you read two other points of view on the subject.
The first is by guest writer for The AIMN, T J Curtis who argues that we have sufficient free speech. The second is by Daniel Ward who argues that there should be no limits to free speech. That if people want to make fools of themselves then then they should be given ample opportunity to do so.
Both are scholarly and wonderfully articulated. In fact one could easily…
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