Ayn Rand and #freespeech

Free Speech — Ayn Rand Lexicon


The Objectivist Calendar, June 1978

…”The communists and the Nazis are merely two variants of the same evil notion: collectivism. But both should be free to speak—evil ideas are dangerous only by default of men advocating better ideas. ”…

“The Cashing -In: The Student ‘Rebellion,’” Capitalism: The Unknown Ideal, 258

….”The difference between an exchange of ideas and an exchange of blows is self-evident. The line of demarcation between freedom of speech and freedom of action is established by the ban on the initiation of physical force.”…


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