Freedom Speech Guarantees Freedom Extend Disturbing Funeral Essay

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There is presently much controversy regarding the concept of freedom of speech and the fact that people are often denied the right to speak when they want to express themselves. Even with this, there are a series of situations when one's right to express his or her position needs to be denied on the basis of common sense. It would surely be absurd to claim that freedom of speech should not be present in every setting regardless of circumstances. However, people should carefully analyze a situation and decide whether or not it would be right for them to speak in a particular environment. Freedom of speech is in some cases rendered ineffective because of a series of reasons that make it possible for individuals to understand that it is more important to put across a reserved attitude in these respective cases.

It is always wrong to prevent a person from expressing him or herself, especially when he or she is passionate regarding the topics that he or she wants to discuss. People who are typically interested in being granted with freedom of speech want to relate to a pressing problem and it is essential for them to be heard, as this is the only way that they can share their problems with the public. However, the circumstances in which someone wants to put across his or her troubles need to be subjected to a complex examination. While the person might be inclined to believe that the situation provides him or her with a perfect environment, matters can be confusing. Speech is one of the most powerful weapons that people have access to, but, like all weapons, it needs to be used with great care, so as for the people who use it to avoid harming innocent individuals in the process.
Individuals who picket funerals where the deceased person worked in the Armed Forces have strong arguments that they can use with the purpose of motivating their attitude. It would be very wrong for someone to contradict them, considering that their life experiences influenced them in behaving like this. The 2006 death of Lance Cpl. Matthew A. Snyder was met with significant sorrow by everyone who knew him and it is impossible for someone to understand the feelings experienced by his family as long as the respective person did not go through a similar process. Seizing the opportunity to put across their anger concerning a series of immoralities happening in the U.S. And around the world, "members of the Westboro Baptist Church of Topeka, Kan., appeared with signs bearing messages like "America is Doomed" and "God Hates Fags." (Liptak) Everyone is entitled to free speech and it is not that these people did not understand the sadness of this event, as they simply wanted to express themselves by creating a scene that they knew would draw significant attention from the public. However, the soldier that died thousands of miles away from home did nothing against these individuals -- he was simply in the wrong place at the wrong time. He chose to be there in order to make it possible for people to live in a place that the members of the Westboro Baptist Church like to call home and that they want to improve by raising the public awareness concerning the immoral concepts present in this country. To a certain degree, someone can even say that he was fighting for the same cause (to make the U.S. And the world a better place), only that he risked much more by going to Iraq.

It would be absurd for someone to deny the fact that the present day society is a corrupt place. People are blindly fighting….....

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