A Rush to Judgement

 

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A murder has occurred. We’ve heard about it on our local television news or read about it on the Internet. The police have arrested someone in connection with this deed, and the world seems a safer place because there is a dangerous person off the street, away from our friends and family members. By all accounts, th person arrested appears to be guilty because there is a short video of the act which they are accused of committing. It was happenstance. Someone with a smartphone happened to record the exact moment when the murder happened. It’s a slam-dunk case for prosecutors.

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What Should be Done to Restore Free Speech For All on Campus?

 

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I’ve been following a discussion on Twitter concerning free speech. Not a lot, or in depth because I’m attempting to spend a lot less time on that platform that I used to, but a few minutes here, a few minutes there, during the day, I’ve noticed an extended dialogue on this very important topic in my mind. I didn’t peruse the thread as I normally would have, but I think I read enough, scrolling through, to get the gist of what was being said. MAybe not, but instead of participating there, I thought I may throw my two cents in here.

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