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Matthew is a freelance writer with a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism, an open mind and a keen interest in defending personal freedom and uncovering the truth. He writes at The Conscious Reporter about issues that affect and suppress human potential, consciousness, alternative beliefs, and the right to free expression of spirituality in the world.

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People march in Paris under the slogn 'Je Suis Charlie', From ImagesAttr
(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, January 31, 2015
Je Suis Hypocrisy? Selective Free Speech and the Secular Inquisition in France The brutal Paris attacks have been exploited to undermine the very right it's become an emblem for -- freedom of expression -- while details contradicting the official narrative are suppressed. This article examines the selective defence of free speech in the aftermath, and how the French government's long-running crackdown on alternative spirituality violates the principle of liberty it claims to uphold.
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SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, July 24, 2014
Web filters and Alternative Spirituality: The Selective Censorship of 'Alternative Beliefs' Commercial web filters are often rigged to selectively target alternative spirituality and beliefs. Sites can be classified, segregated and blocked under an "alternative spirituality/belief" category, which is often described negatively. The widespread use of filters to block alternative beliefs on public networks, while allowing access to traditional/mainstream beliefs, raises issues of censorship, discrimination and prejudic