No, Washington Post, Socrates Was Not A Social Justice Warrior

Social justice warriors are not the heirs of Socrates; they are precisely the sort of people who had Socrates sentenced to death.

The Washington Post recently published an article headlined: “Why ‘social justice warriors’ are the true defenders of free speech and open debate.” Written by Matthew Sears of the University of New Brunswick, the piece is an academic fantasy. Sears might as well have opened his article by declaring: “Let us begin by setting aside all the facts.”

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