Importance Of Freedom Of Expression

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“I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it.”― S.G. Tallentyre. Humans throughout history have been given a series of rights. That they can 't be denied. One of the most important rights that the government nor anyone can take from an individual is freedom of expression which envelopes freedom of speech, freedom of religion and freedom of thought. . Although sometimes freedom of expression can cause problems. I believe that freedom of expression is one of the most important freedoms a person can have. It 's important for people to be able to express their opinions and say what they think is right. The right to speak freely serves many capacities. One of its most essential capacities is that decision-making at all levels in the government is discussed by appointed representatives. The representatives are chosen by the people thanks to freedom of expression. Freedom of expression is important at all levels in society. Yet it is most important for a Democratic government. A government that is democratic most allow its people to speak and express themselves about the issues that concern them and what they think the government is doing right and what the government is doing wrong. As stated in the article Importance of freedom of Expression “A government that does not know what the people feel and think is playing a risky game. The government that doesn 't allow free speech runs a risk of destroying the creative nature of its people.”
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