Walter Lippmann's The Indispensable Opposition

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In “The Indispensable Opposition”, Walter Lippmann writes that respecting others freedom of speech is difficult, but it must be done. He informs the readers that freedom of opinion is of the utmost importance in society, and that the freedom of others is our own vital necessity. He persuades readers by using powerful diction to set the tone, periodic sentences, and juxtaposition. Lippmann uses diction to emphasize his point, in that he uses multiple words to draw the reader's attention. “Thus, the defense of freedom of opinion tends to rest not on its substantial, beneficial, and indispensable consequences…” (Line ) Lippmann uses these specific words to show readers that the freedom of opinion is of considerable importance, favorable, advantageous,
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