‘I defend your right to freedom of speech but if you open your mouth I will kill you.’

Another intellectual has said something stupid:

The author, a philosopher called François De Smet, says that certain utterances are intended to provoke hatred, contempt and discrimination, and in deciding which to ban and which to allow it is necessary to take the motives of the utterer into account.

Oh good, says Dalrymple, let’s punish all those economic egalitarians who promote hatred of the rich.

Read it at the Hilarious Pessimist

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