December 14, 2015
Jim Goad: What’s worse? Banning them or bombing them?
Jim Goad writes:
Any era in which mere words are considered worse than murder is a dangerous era indeed. The problem seems to be that far too many people are sensing danger in all the wrong places.
The obvious reason why public displays of moral outrage are more about social signaling than they are about morality is the simple fact that most people are far more social than they are ethical.