"The right to know is like the right to live.
It is fundamental and unconditional in its assumption
that knowledge, like life, is a desirable thing."
by:
George Bernard Shaw
(1856-1950) Irish comic dramatist
Source:
The Doctor’s Dilemma, 1906
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George Bernard Shaw, awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1925, was the darling of the left progressive/socialist. He was completely deranged and mad and downright evil. He was an ardent socialist and very active member of the socialist Fabian Society in England and he wrote many brochures and speeches for them. He became friends with Stalin when they met in 1931 and became a supporter of the Stalinist USSR Soviet communism. He aslo supported and admired both Nazi Adolf Hitler and Italys Mussolini. Here are just a few quotes showing his madness. You must all know half a dozen people at least who are no use in this world; who are more trouble than they are worth. Just put them there, and say, now sir or madam, now will you be kind enough to justify your existence? If you cant justify your existence; if youre not pulling your weight in the social group; if youre not producing as much as you consume or perhaps a little more, then clearly we cannot use the big organisation of our society for the purpose of keeping you alive, because your life does not benefit us, and it cant be of very much use to yourself. George Bernard Shaw Caught on film in The Soviet Story A part of eugenic politics would finally land us in an extensive use of the lethal chamber. A great many people would have to be put out of existence simply because it wastes other peoples time to look after them. Source: George Bernard Shaw, Lecture to the Eugenics Education Society, Reported in The Daily Express, March 4, 1910. The moment we face it frankly we are driven to the conclusion that the community has a right to put a price on the right to live in it If people are fit to live, let them live under decent human conditions. If they are not fit to live, kill them in a decent human way. Is it any wonder that some of us are driven to prescribe the lethal chamber as the solution for the hard cases which are at present made the excuse for dragging all the other cases down to their level, and the only solution that will create a sense of full social responsibility in modern populations? Source: George Bernard Shaw, Prefaces (London: Constable and Co., 1934), p. 296.
 -- Taylor E. Hoynes, Jr., Cumming, GA     
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    Notwithstanding Taylor's correct observation, I agree with the quote.
     -- E Archer, NYC     
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    Unless, of course , you happen to be in one of Stalin's or Hitler's press gangs being worked to death. As I remember, Shaw was rather impressed by those. Fruit from a poisoned tree.
     -- Bob, Eugene, OR     
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