Day 244: Open your mouth and remove all doubt

Day 244: Open your mouth and remove all doubt

Friday, September 1, 2017

When you say something provocative about, say, same-sex marriage, it’s not entirely surprising if some people disagree with you or even explore whether your comments leave you exposed professionally, legally or otherwise. That’s how freedom of speech works.

If you do so in the belief that any form of dissent will not be permitted, then I’m afraid you don’t believe in freedom of speech.

About today’s photo: Dr Pansy Lai has forgotten one of the basic tenets of conservative Chinese values – avoid discussing religion or politics with anyone. Me? I just enjoy poking holes in other people’s logic, but even that gets me in trouble sometimes. 

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