“Vial Of Death”: Farrakhan’s Anti-Vaccine Statements Expose The Fallacy Of Internet Censorship Policies

We have been talking the enlarged censorship online and the threat to both free speech and free press rights. The expanding censorship of the web continues to show regeneration and bias as Democratic members push “strong modification” to silence opposing views of everything from climate change to social justice. A fresh controversy shows the contradictions as people spread the bogus promises of Rev. Louis Farrakhan the Covid-19 vaccines are now the”vial of passing ” The ongoing distributing of his views indicates that speech such as water has a means of finding a way out, even false and hateful address.
We have previously discussed Farrakhan’s absurd and dangerous views in addition to businesses like Facebook blocking him.  His perspectives will, naturally, be discussed with tens of thousands of the followers. His most recent diatribe is a good illustration. Farrakhan listed a movie late last month during the Nation of Islam’s annual Saviours’ Day conference, that remained accessible via Twitter, Facebook and YouTube  in which he called the vaccine proved to be a”vial of passing ” He declared”it is death itself” and compared it to the Kool-Aid in the Jim Jones mass-death tragedy in Guyana in 1978. He promised that”[b]y rushing so quickly to find something out, bypassing regular measures in a genuine vaccine, now God is going to turn your vaccine to death in a rush.”
Besides people submitting his views or his address, Farrakhan’s words are also carried in news posts and general coverage. Consequently, these businesses are censoring direct mailings but the concept is still getting out.  The reason is that this really is news and individuals want to share it.  While censors think that people should adhere to their view of what can and cannot be discussed, there’s a continuing desire of many to make that decision for themselves.
Democrats are pushing for greater censorship along the lines of Europe regardless of the utter collapse of such policies in Europe. Germany has shown the fallacy of changing minds through endangered prosecution.   While I am certainly sympathetic to the Germans in trying to end the scourge of fascism, I have long been a believer of the German laws banning certain phrases and symbols, I view it as not just a breach of free speech but also a futile effort to stamp however extremism by barring certain symbols. Rather, extremists have rallied around a subterranean culture and adopted symbols which closely resemble those prohibited by the authorities. I fail to see how exactly does a man to get a Hitler ringtone is achieving a significant degree of deterrence, even if you ignore the free speech implications.
The Best impact in Germany hasn’t been on the reduction of hate speech but also the reduction of free speech.   We discussed how decades of anti-free speech coverages in Germany have decreased the expectations of taxpayers in that country to the degree of the authoritarian regime.
This is clearly a dangerous message for his followers but they will find the message in a variety of ways, including direct communications in the Nation of Islam. Rather than adopting censorship, we can let him talk freely and use our own free speech to cancel his concept of ignorance and hate. We are creating a huge apparatus for personal censorship in this country which will succeed in quitting free speech but not false or hateful address.  Farrakhan’s largest threat to the country isn’t as an influential leader but as a justification for censorship.  We don’t need free speech values to protect popular speech or favorite people.
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