‘Can We Take a Joke?’ Why People Have a Right to Tell Jokes AND a Right to be Offended

March 30, 2016

By Mark Meckler at Patheos

Have you noticed that the culture has gotten less humorous lately? The Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE) reports: Earlier this year, comedian Chris Rock went on record saying he doesn’t play colleges anymore. It’s “not in [students’] political views,” Rock said, “but in their social views and their willingness not to offend anybody. …You can’t even be offensive on your way to being inoffensive.”…

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