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"freedom of expression doesn't mean the right to offend."

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Submitted by Ron Gerskup (Canada), Mar 5, 2008 at 02:37

"freedom of expression doesn't mean the right to offend."

This comment quoted and rightly denigrated in your blog reminds me of George Orwell's Animal Farm which states "All animals are equal", but when it becomes convenient, the following line is added..."but some animals are more equal than others".

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