News - 25 Giugno Free Speech, Opinions and Ignorance. Where to Draw the Line? With the right of free speech comes the duty of taking responsibility for what is said. The fact that we are free to express our own opinions doesn’t make these automatically right and true. In fact, what is an opinion? We all have the same rights and you can’t discriminate against an individual or a whole category of individuals on the basis of sex, religion, social class, disability or the color of their skin. The human being originated from primates (a gorilla’s evolution to be precise) between 7 and 5.8 million years ago and you know where? In Africa.