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Quote from Thomas Cooper,


"Every politician, every member of the clerical profession, ought to incur the reasonable suspicion of being an interested supporter of false doctrines, who becomes angry at opposition, and endeavors to cast an odium on free inquiry. Fraud and falsehood only dread examination. Truth invites it."


By:

Thomas Cooper (more quotes by Thomas Cooper or books by/about Thomas Cooper)


(1759-1839)

Source:

Liberty of the Press, 1830

Categories:

Free Thought, Politics, Reason, Religion, Skepticism, Truth

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