Wednesday, 14 February 2018

Free Speech Is A Threat To Democracy – Government Censorship Is Not...................Daniel Thomas

One of the more worrying instincts of the modern political class is their tendency to lapse into totalitarianism whenever their actions are opposed or even questioned by the people they are supposed to serve.

At the same time as the unelected global elite are working relentlessly to remove a democratically elected president in the United States and to overturn the democratic Brexit referendum result in Great Britain they have declared Twitter and Facebook to be the enemies of democracy.

The advent of social media has allowed billions of people around the free world to communicate with each other without their discourse first being laundered through the various government propaganda machines where unorthodox and unapproved opinions are challenged or removed.

For decades the global ruling elite have had a monopoly on the means of communication and as a result they have used insidious propaganda to impose groupthink on pre-conditioned minds. Social media led by Twitter and Facebook ended their monopoly allowing alternative opinions to challenge their imposed orthodoxy.

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