# 7 Re: Stupid indeed! - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Dutch
    • 26.01.07 | 08:46 (IST)

    Dear European, It is indeed stupid to charge with people for denying things they haven't experienced. Acceptance of one thing or another doesn't come from making it a crime but from peoples' under- standing of such things. Besides freedom of thought and speech should be freedom of thought and speech. This is indeed stupid and I predict it will have the opposite effect. People don't like to be told what to think--I can't blame them. Dutch

    from the article: Italy approves law making Holocaust denial a crime
    First published 00:00 25.01.07 | Last updated 00:00 25.01.07
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