Joined: Jan. 2006
From the "The Empire Strikes Back..." thread. I posted this, [as Houdin] but it won't see daylight, so I'm reposting it here.
|Salvador quotes John Stewart Mills's "On Liberty": ] |
|But the peculiar evil of silencing the expression of an opinion is, that it is robbing the human race; posterity as well as the existing generation; those who dissent from the opinion, still more than those who hold it. If the opinion is right, they are deprived of the opportunity of exchanging error for truth: if wrong, they lose, what is almost as great a benefit, the clearer perception and livelier impression of truth, produced by its collision with error. … "|
If you truly believe that, then stop deleting comments from non-IDers. You're depriving the ID community, posterity as well as the existing generation, of the opportunity of exchanging error for truth or a clearer perception and livlier impression of truth.
No blog in the known universe deletes as many posts as Uncommon Dissent. Every one they can't answer, in fact