Category Archives: Speech

I Just Got Back From My First Voice Lesson

It turns out I have pressed phonation. It’s worse than cancer. My voice is strangled in the back of my throat. So I’m learning to lift my voice to the top of my palate. That takes (and produces) more energy … Continue reading

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The Two Honest Forms Of Argument

John T. Reed writes: There are two intellectually-honest debate tactics: 1. pointing out errors or omissions in your opponent’s facts 2. pointing out errors or omissions in your opponent’s logic Intellectually-dishonest debate tactics are typically employed by dishonest politicians, lawyers … Continue reading

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The West Has Executed People For Speech

I shudder that a German was put to death for writing nasty things about Jews. Charlotte posts: “The Streicher trial was the worst travesty of the Nuremburg fiasco. Streicher published a hateful magazine. In that respect, he wasn’t much different … Continue reading

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Jews Lead The Fight To Expand Speech And To Criminalize Speech

Jews led the fight to decriminalize pornography around the world. They have also led the fight to criminalize hate speech. Is there any way to reconcile these apparently contradictory campaigns? The one commonality I see is that the activists in … Continue reading

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