The Paradox of Tolerance and Ye
The first amendment in America guarantees freedom of expression. It does NOT guarantee freedom from fall-out from your expressions.
Ye, the artist formerly known as Kayne West, is learning this lesson the hard way. We've been told over and over that he has Bipolar Disorder, and we've watched it play out many times over. Whether it's attacking Kim Kardashian in their divorce, Pete Davidson, the Gap, Nike or a litany of other so-called foes that are doing him wrong. Now he's chosen to bad-mouth the Jewish faith whenever there's an open mic or a web-site asking him to post what's on his mind. He's fairly quick to delete these posts, but the interviews, not so much. And remember, even if you delete a post, someone somewhere has taken a screen-shot of it. The internet is forever. Even when you buy your own social media site, like he's planning to buy, Parler.
He's been anti-Semitic, anti-black, and anti black lives matter, going so far to say George Floyd died of fentanyl poisoning, rather than excessive force.
Now, he's saying he gave Quentin Tarantino and Jamie Foxx the idea for Django Unchained. For the love of god, get this man his medicine.
Now he's losing money
He's been dropped by his talent agency, CAA, Balenciaga, Vogue, Gap and MRC dropped a documentary that they were planning on doing on him. Adidas is still holding out, but I don't think it will be long. The pressure is getting hot. Some of his followers are outraged, trying to "cancel" the businesses cancelling Ye. It's laughable.
That brings us to the paradox of tolerance
Basically, the paradox of tolerance says in order to maintain a tolerant society, the society must retain the right to be intolerant of intolerance.
Meaning, that in order to have a society of tolerance, it's ok to silence guys like this. In fact, it's our duty.