"Man muss diese versteinerten Verhältnisse dadurch zum Tanzen zwingen, dass man ihnen ihre eigne Melodie vorsingt!" K.M.
Why couldn’t Brandeis have done what Columbia University President Lee Bollinger did in September 2007, when Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad was invited to speak on campus? In interviews, statements and even his introduction, Bollinger spelled out the offensive positions that the Iranian leader had taken on issues like the Holocaust, his call for the destruction of the state of Israel and his treatment of women. And then he let Ahmadinejad speak.
As always, the answer to offensive speech is more speech, not censorship.
Brandeis could have avoided an embarassing episode by following Columbia’s lead.
Silencing those with whom we disagree does nothing to further our understanding of the world.
Brandeis students nix Islam critic Ayaan Hirsi Ali. What a pity.
So ist es, und darum ist die Debatte ja auch mit dem Beschneidungsgesetz keineswegs zu Ende ...
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