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57. Critical Thinking: Understanding Trump Censorship

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Over the past few weeks, there have been some very heated political tussles. From getting the election results to the refuting of the results, and now, Trump’s censorship. In this episode of Flow, I discuss whether Trump’s censorship was justifiable or the owners of these platforms are now warped? And if a privately-owned “public” company should be able to restrict freedom of speech?

Show notes:

  • Intro: Arman sets the stage and provides the topic of today’s episode [0:10]
  • The 5 major issues caused by the banning of Trump on social platforms [04:04]
  • Who has the right to make free speech expensive [05:31]
  • Was banning Trump the right step to take? [8:19]
  • What free speech law did Trump break to justify his banning? [13:41]
  • Three benefits of the government holding major corporations to constitutional free speech laws [17:41]
  • Some of the smart solutions that could have been applied to the Trump quandary [22:33]
  • Why the decisions taken by social platforms are intellectually inconsistent [27:02]

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Quotes: 

“Is it okay for someone to ban you for saying something they don’t like especially if you didn’t break any laws?”

“When you tear out a man’s tongue, you are not proving him a liar. You are only telling the world that you fear what he might say.”

“It’s dangerous to ban someone’s voice, especially in a democratic country.”

“Do you want to live in a world where companies can subjectively decide to shut you out from your digital life?”

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