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The Broken Soapbox

Post by Doka » 09-09-2018 02:14 PM

The Broken Soapbox

Social media entered our world with a promising offer: you can communicate here – with virtually everyone on Earth. For years, a wide range of views were tolerated, and every popular voice enriched the creators of the platforms by drawing millions of eyes and ears. These platforms fast eclipsed other means of communication specifically because they offered such an open and effective means of reaching out to others...

But now social media have a near monopoly on public discourse, and the age of censorship has arrived. Ideas and messages that once were tolerable are now forbidden. Users have spent a decade or more building their audience with a consistent message – and thus filling the platform-owners' pockets – and now find themselves banned when their message hasn't changed. In no other arena of commerce would owners be considered justified in arbitrarily changing the rules to exclude certain customers, particularly if the reasons were amorphous, largely unexplained, and applied to a certain type of customer and not to others.

Something sinister is afoot. Understanding and dealing with it responsibly is essential to preserving the free exchange of ideas – a bulwark of our civic culture and a foundation of American exceptionalism.

The argument is made that these platforms are private firms with a right to determine their own policies. But that raises the real questions, which are these:

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Re: The Broken Soapbox

Post by Doka » 09-09-2018 03:09 PM

The Power Mad left can not even live up to their own double standards. If you will note how many favorable "Leftists" have been bitten in the butt, by there own "Thought Police" for a "Miss Speak" , "Miss Step ", a lot of them! You can read about them every day, in he said, she said, gossip columns or on the front page of the New York Times, or the Washington Post That Chastize Their Own.


That being said, The blatant, Discrimination against opposing views is so tastelessly conspicuous. The "Bobble Heads" need to understand that they, themselves can be targeted at any time.

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