From Jolly Old England courtesy A View from Middle England by Arden Forester
I’m fairly conservative, but not rampantly so. I believe in a certain amount of live and let live. That’s why I say I have a slight libertarian streak. If a theatre producer wants to put on a play about a subject I find offensive, my view is to let him get on with it. However, I won’t be paying good money to go and see the production. I’m not in favour of censorship just because something upsets my personal ideas.However, I would suggest that there are limits such as stopping live bestiality on the stage. These actions require penalties in a decent society. But in the main it’s live and let live. Freedom to express an opinion is also freedom to upset or distress. But it should never lead to personal violence or exclusion.