Monday, 26 November 2012
Freedom of Speech - YES, we did screw up!
How ironic that we live in a society that prides itself on 'Free Speech' and yet irrationally undermines the very idea by allowing the Police or a courtroom to decide, if I or someone else might feel insulted. There is a growing number of extremists who are prepared to maim or murder on the basis that they feel victimised and downtrodden by someone, who is expressing an opinion.
I plead for a REFORM of SECTION 5 of the Public Order Act or as a consequence suffer the loss of a most basic but essential HUMAN RIGHT: believing, thinking and expressing your thoughts - freely!
See Rowan Atkinson's speech, if you haven't already, as it has gone viral long ago: