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From: Lawrence Bouett <>
Subject: Re: Freedom of Speech
Date: Wed, 02 Sep 1998 12:18:01 -0400
Leo van de Pas wrote:
> <much snipping>
> >Hines has the right to speak; he does NOT have the right to be heard.
> >Lawrence Bouett
> Dear Lawrence, I had hoped I would stay out of this argument. However, as a
> Dutchman I would like to observe that your last sentence seems 'Double Dutch'.
> Hines has the right to speak but not to be heard? I would say Hines has the right
> to speak---you have the right not to listen. In a vague sort of way that is what
> you said but it does not come across that way.
I stand corrected. It's a case of my knowing what I wanted to say, but my not
saying it precicely. At least, with a little effort, you found my meaning.
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