Who Supports Freedom of Speech? Tolerance vs. Prejudice

High intelligence increases support for freedom of speech.

Although there is widespread agreement that freedom of speech is foundational to a democratic society, in practice, people differ greatly in how much they support controversial speech, especially from groups they do not like. Hence, some people selectively endorse freedom of speech for those who express views they agree with while being less tolerant of those with opposing views.

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Scott McGreal

Blogging about psychology research, especially in personality and individual differences, as well as psychedelic drug research, and whatever else takes my fancy