Social Escalation: how suppression of speech perpetuates ideological extremism

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Free speech has been increasingly under siege in all domains of society – in college campuses, online tech platforms, and public rallies. Unfortunately, suppression of speech pushes dangerous ideas underground in echo chambers only to emerge later in more extreme forms. If the modern information behemoths continue censoring speech, however well-intentioned, they will further promote mass hysteria and ideologies that perpetuate intolerance and erroneous thinking.

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