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Unformatted text preview: They are means to: ● Achieve Individual self-fulfillment ● Discover truth ● Make decisions democratically. ● Achieve a more adaptable and more stable community, the fragile balance between healthy cleavage and necessary consensus. Freedom to communicate without fear of government sanction or censorship Freedom from compulsory speech. Free access to effective channels of communication. Freedom from government domination of the free speech environment. Justifications for restriction of free speech and Expression ● Individual rights should not supersede the needs of the community. Those who support this position are known as communitarian. ● Speech rights should not supersede other individual rights such as privacy. ● Speech rights do not guarantee effective freedom....
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This note was uploaded on 04/28/2009 for the course JOUR 1020 taught by Professor Edkimbrell during the Fall '08 term at Middle Tennessee State University.
- Fall '08