There was a time, long ago, when sanity ruled. When people could disagree with each other without malice and nobody was silenced for having unfashionable opinions.
If you don’t like something on television or radio, we were told, don’t watch it. If you don’t like a particular newspaper or magazine, don’t read it. And if you don’t like the values of certain employers, don’t work for them.
But that was before the good Pierre Trudeau and his followers told us that we had never before enjoyed human rights. Times had changed, we were instructed, and from now on we would be free, happy and diverse. That was an order.