Speech Is Not Violence, and Violence Is Not Speech

Plus, thoughts on what systemic racism is—and isn't.

Hello,

Let’s start with something easy before we get to the hard stuff. 

A lot of people are saying a lot of very dumb things. For a few years now, we’ve lived in a very strange chapter in American history where large numbers of people claim that speech they don’t like is violence, but the violence they like is speech.

I can assure you that if a gaggle of …

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