The Bainbridge Public Library hosts a monthly discussion group. It
meets on the 4th Friday of the month from 1:30 - 3:00 p.m. The Salon is for men
and women who enjoy stimulating conversation and wish to learn from others in
civil dialogue. Topics will vary, but the mode will be general interest
subjects that impact the public. The Salon conversations will be energizing,
fun, and thought provoking. Next up is:
Freedom of Speech Under Fire?
A slew of articles related to the First Amendment
right to free speech have appeared in the news recently: college students
protest campus speakers and their topics, politicians and others apologize
weekly for political incorrectness, cartoons of a religious leader result in
violence. From our nation’s conversations with the world at large, to our own
communication at work and in the community, and even discussions in the Salon,
finding the right balance can be thorny.
Are these tests of freedom of speech a natural
symptom of a growing democratic and technological society? A change in values?
What’s the future of freedom of expression?
Join us at the
Salon on Friday, June 26
at 1:30 pm at the Bainbridge Public Library where civil discourse is the norm
and you’re free to express yourself. Click here for a short
reading from The Spectator by Brendan
O’Neill, 22 November 2014, "Free Speech Is So
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