"By physical liberty I mean the right to do anything
which does not interfere with the happiness of another.
By intellectual liberty I mean the right to think
and the right to think wrong."
by:
Robert G. Ingersoll
(1833-1899) American lawyer, Civil War veteran, political leader, orator of United States during the Golden Age of Free Thought, nicknamed "The Great Agnostic"
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Very good! I just wish that governments and citizens in general would remember this.
 -- Katie, Cabool, MO     
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    A great quote from one of my favorite free thinkers.
     -- jim k, Austin, Tx     
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    I think it is useless. What he should have said is "By intellectual liberty I mean the right to think wrongly and the right to teach others wrong things." In the Soviet Union it was never against the law to believe in capitalism. It was only illegal to teach a belief in capitalism.
     -- Walter Clark, Fullerton CA     
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