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Quote from Sir Karl Popper,


"There is an almost universal tendency, perhaps an inborn tendency,
to suspect the good faith of a man who holds opinions that differ from our own opinions...
It obviously endangers the freedom and the objectivity of our discussion
if we attack a person instead of attacking an opinion or, more precisely, a theory."


By:

Sir Karl Popper (more quotes by Sir Karl Popper or books by/about Sir Karl Popper)


(1902-1993)

Source:

“The Importance of Critical Discussion,” in On The Barricades, 1989

Categories:

Conscience, Free Thought, Individualism, Oppression, Prejudice, Reason, Society

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