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Does Democracy Demand the Tolerance of the Intolerant? Karl Popper’s Paradox | Open Culture

Photo via Wikimedia CommonsIn the past few years, when far-right nationalists are banned from social media, violent extremists face boycotts, or institutions refuse to give a platform to racists, a faux-outraged moan has gone up: “So much for the tolerant left!” “So much for liberal tolerance!” The complaint became so hackneyed it turned into an already-hackneyed meme.

Source: Does Democracy Demand the Tolerance of the Intolerant? Karl Popper’s Paradox | Open Culture

By Eve Reiland

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