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Quote from Mark Van Doren,

"An unexamined idea, to paraphrase Socrates, is not worth having
and a society whose ideas are never explored for possible error
may eventually find its foundations insecure."


Mark Van Doren (more quotes by Mark Van Doren or books by/about Mark Van Doren)

(1894-1972) Pulitzer Prize-winning poet, professor, and critic


Man’s Right to Knowledge, 1954


Censorship, Free Thought, Honesty, Ignorance, Integrity, Knowledge, Prohibition, Propaganda, Security, Society


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