Many residents of Chilliwack have been asking questions after free copies of The Epoch Times were delivered by Canada Post in January 2021. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress)

LETTER: Hate speech needs to be labelled as such

‘Publishing conspiracies… doesn’t do anything to make the world a better place’

I just read this article online (“OPINION: Why censoring misinformation is a bad idea” – about The Epoch Times), and while I agree with the fact that people need to be able to listen to both sides of an argument, I do believe that some information should be at the very least labelled as inflammatory or hate speech.

Publishing conspiracies, hate speech or anything else to further propagate the division and hate we see a lot of these days (looking at you America), doesn’t do anything to make the world a better place.

Maybe these things can be dealt with by people trained to filter out the bad. But the general public is too easily ignited.

Rob Pomroy

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