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War  ·  1806 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Free speech is exhausting

From an academic and intellectual standpoint I get it. I understand the danger of censoring people, but the emotional side of myself is very exhausted having to wave off pretty constant attacks and jokes about my culture, race, my access to education. My favorite is speaking on behalf of the entire spanish community in almost every instance that it is brought up. My favorite insult is that "Well, you're not the spanish I'm referring to because you are educated and employed". I honestly am not directing any of this anger towards you because you have a legitimate argument, but there is a part of me that is unbelievably exhausted.