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Quote from John Stuart Mill,

"Protection, therefore, against the tyranny of the magistrate is not enough;
there needs protection against the tyranny of the prevailing opinion and feeling,
against the tendency of society to impose, by other means than civil penalties,
its own ideas and practices as rules of conduct on those who dissent from them."


John Stuart Mill (more quotes by John Stuart Mill or books by/about John Stuart Mill)

(1806-1873) English philosopher and economist


On Liberty, 1859


Conscience, Crime, Democracy, Dissent, Free Thought, Individualism, Jury, Justice, Law, Resistance, Socialism, Society, Tyranny


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