On Free Speech and Cancel Culture: Recap
Links to letters 1-6 within.
This is a recap of the 6-part correspondence conversation between writers Freddie deBoer and Parker Molloy. My entries were originally published here, at The Present Age; Freddie’s were published at his Substack.
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This was an interesting project, and I’m glad that I took part in it. I liked this format, as it gave both Freddie and me the opportunity to express our own positions while also addressing the other’s points. One of the keys to this being successful was finding someone with views that are just different enough that you’ll get pushback on ideas that aren’t argued as well as they could have been, but not so different that the other person responds by trying to “win” the conversation… if that makes sense?
Anyway, thanks again for reading. Thanks to those of you who signed up for the newsletter because of this series. And thanks to everyone else for sticking around.