Christopher Hitchens: The Main Threat to Free Speech is NOT the State


Published on Dec 11, 2017

Christopher Eric Hitchens (13 April 1949 – 15 December 2011) was an Anglo-American author, columnist, essayist, orator, religious and literary critic, social critic, and journalist. Hitchens was the author, co-author, editor or co-editor of over 30 books. In this part of a debate with Shashi Tharoor he talks about his free speech absolutism and how the state is not the main threat to free speech but the masses. Full clip, quoted under fair use: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jw3dD…

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