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means you have to listen

No, it doesn't.


Who wrote that Angel? Does it go with the other snippet to which you responded about free speech? Is someone suggesting that "free speech" requires that I listen to idiots? My thinking on that is that my right to protect my brain from the demented spewings of Rush Limbaugh et al trumps any sort of right they might have to make me pay attention to their mindless drivel. Even TMF agrees on that one - that's why they give us the Ignore Button. On the other hand if we don't pay attention we lose the opportunity for endless snark and satire.
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