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>But you're mistaking right wing radicals for people who are desiring an open debate. They don't wish to live in a thoughtful, democratic or egalitarian society, therefore they don't have to uphold those values themselves.
Problem is, that is exactly what they accuse the radical left of. Of not wanting to allow controversial dialogue and free speech.
There is an old German (or was it Dutch?) saying. Whenever you point your finger at somebody, the other three fingers of your own hand will point right back at you.
One particularly disgusting technique of denigrating the other camp is when right wing radicals start "teaching the controversy". They can't outright attack and assail your view point, and they know they can't because on many issues, it will have been established as reasonable by a far too great majority of level-headed people, so instead they try to make it look like yours is just one view of two or more competing, perfectly tenable views to the contrary. Cue the wonderful word creation of "alternative facts".
One example is the abortion debate, where - surprise, surprise - all personal freedom ends and they don't care diddly squat about the mother, as long as the would-be life of an innocent baby is protected. As George Carlin used to say though, once you're born, you are screwed and they will no longer give a damn about you. You can grow up dirt poor with not a shirt on your little back, and they will keep yakking about opportunity and economic freedom. But I digress. They know they can't fully declare the arguments in favour of pro-choice null and void, so they have cooked up faux counterarguments like the idea of post-abortion depression syndrom, which is supposed to affect a notable portion of women after they've had an abortion, but in reality has been debunked as utter nonsense. And it also extends to such things as personhood, where, against any and all scientifically accepted standard, they say that an embryo's life begins at the moment of fertilisation. Because a fertilised egg on its own without being attached to the lining of the woman's uterus is not viable, it is overwhelmingly accepted medical opinion that a person's life begins at implantation.
But knowing that they can't outright attack what 98 percent of medical professionals of reproductive drugs will tell you, they make it look like the idea that life begins at fertilisation is equal and equally reasonable compared to the scientifically accepted standard. And thus, you read in some pro-life pamphlets and diatribes that "they believe life starts at conception". And they then take it from there and try to insert their entirely unsubstantiated claims into a debate and try to present them as equal, and to try to attack anything from standard hormonal contraception to the "Abortion Pill".
The Left and their "progressives" are a bit more straightforward, it seems. They will just tell you that because you are a right winger (or simply a person who dares to exist outside of their own echo chamber), by default your opinion must not count, that you are not allowed to even say it, and that you must be deplatformed and be made to check your privileges.
Fuckwits, the lot of them, really. Both right and left wing radicals.