I've heard one friend say:
I've heard another friend say:
Freedom of speech was always abused to pay out on minorities. Mostly racism but lots of other groups as well. We're starting to get on top of that now.
To me these two put as opposite poles smells of something too simplistic. Could you have elements of both together?
The question behind my question is "Why can't people just listen to each other?" but I'll stick to one clear question.
My question is: Is 'identity politics' vs 'freedom of speech' a valid dichotomy?