However, the principles of law that stipulate limitations to the right of opinion are equally severe, and are all part of the concept that freedom of expression is not admissible when is provoking severe damage to others.
This is why defamation, falsification of documents, incitement to hatred and rebellion, dissemination of false information that create panic, like those who start yelling “fire! Likewise, those who are in public administration and create or use false information to facilitate a decision to the detriment of other people, are punishable as forgers of public deeds in all modern judicial systems, everywhere in the world.
About terrorism, is sufficient to see that, between 20, terroristic attacks caused 90 deaths in UK (the most affected European country), with an average of 6 people every year.
In the same country though, 120 people die every year in bicycle accidents.
The internet gave us many useful things such as convenient cloud storage, our favorite shops, and our dear friends online.
Some of these things even appeared overly beautiful.
Even in situations that are much more trivial, like for example a Neapolitan pizza, the person who expresses their perspective that it’s better to put cream and strawberries on a pizza rather than mozzarella and tomato, is believed to be a jester by everyone.
A person who expresses such an opinion would have zero opportunity to become a pizzaiolo.
If someone perceives something to be true, it is more important than if it is in fact true. When I read it, I was astonished by its clarity in declaring the acceptability of what is false.
This doesn’t mean you should be duplicitous or deceitful, but don’t go out of your way to correct a false assumption if it plays to your advantage. This is how a young Ivanka Trump, daughter of the future President of the United States, described her relation with truth and false perception, her own and others’, in 2009.