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Quote from Alan Barth,

"Thought that is silenced is always rebellious.
Majorities, of course, are often mistaken.
This is why the silencing of minorities is necessarily dangerous.
Criticism and dissent are the indispensable antidote to major delusions."


Alan Barth (more quotes by Alan Barth or books by/about Alan Barth)

(1906-1979) served on the editorial board of The Washington Post for thirty years


The Loyalty of Free Men, 1951


Altruist, Censorship, Civil Rights, Collectivist, Democracy, Dissent, Free Thought, Freedom, Individual Rights, Liberty, Politics, Press, Speech, Loyalty


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