In this Freedom Feature conversation, law professor Bruce Pardy, Executive Director of Rights Probe, comments on the underlying ideas that were made apparent in the loss of freedoms during the pandemic. Bruce and Barry discuss a range of issues from self-censorship and conformity to the legacy of the Charter.
Will we emerge from the present crisis having learned anything about the dangers of a managerial state in which experts regulate our lives for the collective good? Or will we stand for individual freedom?
As Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn declared:
“Let the lie come into the world, let it even triumph, but not through me.”