Moral grandstanding, or the use of moral talk for self-promotion, is a threat to free expression. When grandstanding is introduced in a public forum, several ideals of free expression are less likely to be realized. Popular views are less likely to be challenged, people are less free to entertain heterodox ideas, and the cost of changing one's mind goes up.
|Number of pages||20|
|Journal||Social Philosophy and Policy|
|State||Published - Dec 1 2020|
- free speech
- social media
- status seeking
- virtue signaling