Andrey (azangru) wrote,

Saw this retweeted by a developer (and actually written by a developer):

Isn't it a rather insane point to make? I don't know what exactly the right is objecting to; but freedom of speech and openness to ideas does not mean being required to listen to someone's speech and then being graded on how faithfully you can reproduce it. School curriculum is (or at least used to be) quite dictatorial in this regard, mandating the subjects that you study, the curriculum that is covered, and the range of behaviors you are allowed to exhibit within each subject.

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    A beautiful cartoon on the front page of The Week:

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    This is just as bad as a brief exchange with a belligerent guest on a regular news show: Six minutes! Six minutes, during which Rand Paul is…

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    The war on repetitions:

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