Free Speech vs. Hate Speech vs. Who/Whom Speech
May 06, 2015, 07:36 PM
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From the NYT:
Free Speech vs. Hate Speech

By THE EDITORIAL BOARD

A Texas art exhibit was meant to express hatred, not to strike a blow for freedom, and can only worsen religious tensions.

What’s the difference between Free Speech and Hate Speech?

It’s all a question of who is speaking at whom.

Promoting hoaxes about straight white male gang rapists, for example, is, by definition, social justice speech, not hate speech. In contrast, writing a Harvard doctoral dissertation on psychometrics and immigration is, by definition, hate speech.