Censorship

When you cry “censorship,” and state your first amendment rights are being infringed upon because a business or other private entity took down your post or said you can’t say something using their platform, you’re wrong.
 
Is it censorship? Yes, kinda. It’s no different than you filtering your feeds and ignoring people you don’t want to hear or read. They’re filtering what and who they want to be spread using their platform. You may not agree with it, but they can “censor” you if they want.
 
However, they are not infringing on your 1st amendment rights. Only the government can do that. I don’t have to let you come into my house or private business or office and say whatever you like. Same with websites, social media, video platforms, learning platforms, etc. Sometimes it may be a bad or ill-informed choice, but it is their choice. Just like you can choose to go to another platform, start your own, stand on your soapbox on the corner with a megaphone and shout your message to the world.
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Wednesdays

I started walking on Wednesday mornings about a month ago with my friend Juley. She had posted a video of Chuck, The People Walker, saying how she needed him in her life. I commented I would walk with her. Since then we’ve been meeting every Wednesday morning to go for a 1.5 mile walk around a local park lake.

 

What is this about?

Love, a tiny speck, is my thoughts on being a tiny speck in an infinite universe. It’s a continuous love letter to God and His creation. It’s about being human and our messy relationships with each other and the world around us.

I have so much to say and thoughts on different subjects. Some happy and lighthearted. Some serious and weighty. Does the world really need another blog? Maybe, maybe not. That’s up to you to decide. If you stay and read and share, then the answer is yes. If you don’t, then the answer is no. I just owe it to myself (and I hope you too) to get these things out of my mind and start the discussion.

Dear God, thank you for this amazing sunrise. Love, A tiny speck

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