As the editor of an online publication that runs articles about the intersections of classical antiquity and the modern world, often from a feminist and progressive perspective, I’ve gotten my fair share of “debate me” challenges. ... These modest men also identify with Socrates, the original “debate me” troll.So Facebook, Youtube, etc censor the people they hate, especially White Christians and Trump supporters.
deplatforming white supremacists is a much more successful way to shut them down than insisting that “sunlight is the best disinfectant” and allowing them to air their hateful views in a structured debate setting.
… I believe there is little point in engaging with these people — and I’m not open to debating that topic further.
We now depend on Russian RT to speak up for free speech.