When some says you area a ________phobe, they don’t want debate, they want silence

What we’re witnessing is the pathologizing of dissent, the treatment of edgy or just eccentric ideas as illnesses requiring silencing or even treatment. It’s a cynical attempt by certain groups and their media cheerleaders to opt-out of the battle of ideas by branding their opponents as irrational, and therefore not worthy of engagement.

via Stop Smearing Critics of Islam as Islamophobes – Reason.com.

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