- Mar 8, 2015
- Reaction score
- in expatria
- Political Leaning
Indeed.Accepting the use of authoritarian (and often brutal) measures to crack down on modes of thought that you disagree with probably isn't be best approach to building a progressive society.
What's more, it doesn't work in the long run. The Soviet Union having been a prime example wrt suppressing religion altogether (far more than China can currently be interpreted as doing) and failing.