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Quote from Carey McWilliams,

"Censors are infused with the sentiment of moral indignation – a dangerous and misleading sentiment because, by blinding those who voice it to the real reasons for their indignation, it makes them puppets whose fears can be manipulated for ends and purposes they do not foresee or intend."


Carey McWilliams (more quotes by Carey McWilliams or books by/about Carey McWilliams)

(1905-1980) American author, editor, and lawyer


Censorship: For And Against, 1971


Speech, Censorship, Morality, Indignation, Control, Deception


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