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If mankind minus one were of one opinion, then mankind is no more justified in silencing the one than the one - if he had the power - would be justified in silencing mankind.
Assuming that both opinions are equal in value, sure.
If that one person wants to implement purge while the rest of humanity didn't, then it'd be pretty justified to silence that one person.Many made a habit of silencing the one just as often as the one has found ways to silence the many. Opinions though many and varying in complexity MUST be explored. It is our duty as a people to investigate opinion and to empathize perspectives. The greatest injustice that can be done to a person, is to ignore their perspective. What do I mean by silencing?If mankind minus one were of one opinion, then mankind is no more justified in silencing the one than the one - if he had the power - would be justified in silencing mankind. In the same time, every person should be allowed not to listen to opinion of any other person. No one should be forced at listening to others. Is this is about what to have for dinner on Tuesday night.? Not letting that person speak, express views.