I read your noodling the cake article this morning and thought it was one of the best pieces you’ve recently written. Your gift of teaching was out in full bloom.
I am still confused about one point. Touring an empty frame in Poland is one thing, but if someone orders a cake, I thought you had to sell what the customer wants written on it. How is the baker supposed to either leave it blank or write something other than what is ordered? Doing so seems to me pretty much the same thing as refusing service.
Speech - Cake - Thing - Somebody - Art
Speech can be neither forbidden nor compelled. Making a cake is one thing. Forcing somebody to speak or create art in violation of their conscience is another. Customers have a right to free commerce. They do...