Posted:
25 Jun
2019

Voltaire Society debate: is unlimited freedom of speech desirable?

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“I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it”

This week’s Voltaire Society meeting cut straight to the heart of the matter: is unlimited freedom of speech desirable?

With an excellent turnout for the first debate following the summer examinations, the assembled students shared their thoughts – and a wide range of views – on a variety of topics, including the challenge for legislators to define acceptable limits, especially in the age of social media.