Goodbye free speech, I already miss you (24 May, 2021)

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Goodbye free speech, I already miss you (24 May, 2021)

Postby aardvark_admin » Mon May 24, 2021 7:50 am

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Sorry for rabbiting on but free speech is far to valuable freedom to let it slip from our grasp due to indifference -- which appears to be exactly what is happening.

Every day we see more examples in the media where governments and an increasingly WOKE society devalue the importance of free speech and replace it with their own ideologies and beliefs -- to the exclusion of all others.

How can we protect a freedom for which so many gave their lives less than a century ago?

By the time people realise what they've lost, will it be too late?

Or am I exagerating things? Is there no social-media bias, no attempt by governments to suppress "inconvenient truths" and no attempts to change the facts of history by those who feel that "professional victim" is a career path they will enjoy?
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Don't Know What You've Got Till It's Gone

Postby Perry » Mon May 24, 2021 8:23 am

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If you've got a few minutes to spare - have a look at this nine minute UTube video.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zh3Yz3PiXZw
It fairly and squarely thumbs its nose at the nouveau woke-ist rent-a-crowd.
Stick with it till the end.

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Re: Don't Know What You've Got Till It's Gone

Postby aardvark_admin » Mon May 24, 2021 8:35 am

Perry wrote:If you've got a few minutes to spare - have a look at this nine minute UTube video.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zh3Yz3PiXZw
It fairly and squarely thumbs its nose at the nouveau woke-ist rent-a-crowd.
Stick with it till the end.

Many a true word spoken in jest :-(
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Re: Goodbye free speech, I already miss you (24 May, 2021)

Postby shadesnz » Mon May 24, 2021 4:48 pm

A point has been overlooked and it is the most precious.
If we are saying goodbye to free speech, we are in fact
Doing so for life. Given the extent of the surveillance state
We aren't going to get it back.
If you only care about food, surfing, kids, etc, you don't
Care about free speech because you aren't going to say
Something that will upset authority.
Adios humans!!
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Re: Goodbye free speech, I already miss you (24 May, 2021)

Postby aardvark_admin » Mon May 24, 2021 5:27 pm

So very true... free speech is the only way to preserve free speech. Once it is lost, little short of an armed uprising can restore it. I fear we are nearing the point of no return already in respect to the loss of this freedom :-(
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Re: Goodbye free speech, I already miss you (24 May, 2021)

Postby Perry » Mon May 24, 2021 5:37 pm

aardvark_admin wrote:So very true... free speech is the only way to preserve free speech. Once it is lost, little short of an armed uprising can restore it. I fear we are nearing the point of no return already in respect to the loss of this freedom :-(
Too true. In more ways than one. Most somnambulist, she'll-be-right kiwis have no awareness of what's going on, under their very noses.

It may soon happen that criticism of comrade commissar Cindy and her socio-commie sycophants will be a 'hate-speech' offence.
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Re: Goodbye free speech, I already miss you (24 May, 2021)

Postby phill » Tue May 25, 2021 9:23 am

WOKE
is a four letter word for
LOBOTOMISED
( ,,,,,,,, ....... A E I O U use em sparingly theres probably not enough )

i might live and eat in a sewer .. but hey look how many of these shiny things i have got
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Re: Goodbye free speech, I already miss you (24 May, 2021)

Postby Perry » Tue May 25, 2021 5:42 pm

Maybe we need a new word?

How's about stupidified?
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Re: Goodbye free speech, I already miss you (24 May, 2021)

Postby aardvark_admin » Tue May 25, 2021 6:28 pm

Perry wrote:Maybe we need a new word?

How's about stupidified?

Too many vowels... it'll never catch on in the world of txt-spk :-)
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Re: Goodbye free speech, I already miss you (24 May, 2021)

Postby Perry » Tue May 25, 2021 6:38 pm

Vowels?

Whazzem?

Them lil critters what digs holes in fields?

(Apologies to your leading lady.)
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