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    • David
    • 26.01.07 | 12:51 (IST)

    I really feel the best way to combat stupid ideas is to allow the stupid people who believe in them to express their stupid ideas in public and make fools of themselves. In the US there are neo-NAZI groups that have their tiny pathetic marches and have zero support. If there was a law against them there would be court battles and they could paint themselves as victims. Giving stupid people all the rope they need to hang themselves is the best defense against bigoted hatred. David

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