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You actually have an extremely rare condition that causes you to grow tomatoes instead of testicles.
If you expected anything else at this points you've clearly not been paying attention.
Just to clarify, I was joking when I said this. I didn't actually mean I consider that hate speech.Not in front of children who don't know how to use words properlySo you're saying that people should be arrested for saying "fuck" in front of children?
It isn't legal in my country and I am thankful for that. Humans abuse the right of free speech far too much to deserve it.I have to disagree with you on this. It doesn't matter whether it's offensive or not, whether humans abuse free speech or not, ultimately it is still a human right. The right to free speech is a necessity, and attempting to limit such a thing because you don't want people's feelings to be hurt is a short sighted and ultimately not even effective "solution." Seriously, think about it. We all hate the Westboro Baptist Church (for example), but why? Because they say crap like "god hates fags." But when the Westboro Baptist Church can't share their beliefs, no matter how backwards they are, it becomes easy to forget just how bad they really are. Furthermore, when they can't share their beliefs, it just gives them more ground to stand on. Like I've said before, groups like the Westboro Baptist Church need to be allowed to say stuff like "god hates fags" because most people, when they hear that, they immediately understand why the Westboro Baptist Church is so hated.
Basically what the below post says.
Hate speech needs to be defined because each person has a different definition.
For me hate speech is about inciting hatred or targeting someone with abuse. Sending someone multiple messages saying hateful things about their race/religion/sexuality/disability/gender (identity)/anything else I forgot, is wrong.
Making 1 joke saying all muslims are terrorists is fine. Trying to stir up hatred of muslims is not.
Edit: Oops... I misread that as ILLEGAL. MY BAD.I dunno where you live, but in America, hate speech is 100% free speech. You seem to be referring to threats, which are considered illegal, at least when said threats are considered serious and dangerous.
Certain types of hate speech should most definitely be illegal. Spreading hate and threats of violence toward a certain group of people is not protected under free speech at all. Want to know why?
Well... there are actually limitations on free speech, such as CLEAR AND PRESENT DANGER. Threatening ethnic/religious/sexual orientation/other groups with violence and hatred is clear and present danger for the targets.
Under the assumption that by "hate speech" you mean "all of X group must die" then no, it should not be legal.Just because something is purely harmful does not mean it should be illegal.
Those sorts of things can only do harm.