Millennials and Free Speech

have grown up in a world where blogs and social media are taken just as seriously as news and information sources. In this world, the word of a “mommy blogger” is viewed as equal to that of a doctor and the words of a fringe group are equal to mainstream thinking. When there is no discernment between the two, it follows that Millennials would favor less . When a group is unable to discern a fringe opinion from a legitimate well-informed one, all opinions become dangerous. The answer isn’t censorship or less freedom. The answer is , research and critical thinking. Unfortunately, millennials have also grown up in a world where the public system has failed to teach them discernment, in favor of teaching them how to  bubble in the right answers to pass the test.

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