This House Believes in the Right to Offend | Cambridge Union – YouTube

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The right to offend is a quintessentially important issue in any society — especially in a liberal democracy like the UK. Whether or not it should be a part of free speech, of course, is up to debate. While some argue that free speech should have no limits, others contend that the right to offend may pave the way towards a more hateful society. Should the right to offend be protected at all costs, or should we re-examine the basis of this right as a part of free speech?

This House Belives in the Right to Offend | Cambridge Union – YouTube
This House Believes in the Right to Offend | Cambridge Union

Proposition

  1. Toby Young
    Toby Young is a British journalist and political commentator. He is the Founder and Director of the Free Speech Union, and a regular contributor to The Spectator, The Daily Telegraph, and The Daily Mail.
  2. Simon Evans
    Simon Evans is one of the UK’s most respected and established comedians. He is a regular on TV and radio and particularly on the corporate and after dinner circuit. His TV credits include BBC One’s Live at the Apollo and Michael McIntyre’s Comedy Roadshow, BBC Two’s Mock the Week and as a regular on Chnnel 4’s Stand Up for the Week.
  3. Student Speaker

Opposition

  1. To be confirmed
  2. To be confirmed
  3. Studnet Speaker

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